4 Principles of Criminal Responsibility

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You can probably name many types of crime, from petty theft to first-degree murder. You probably know that less serious offenses are classed as misdemeanors, and more extreme illegal acts are felony crimes. You may know a lot of other facts about crimes — but, do you know what makes an act a crime? In Utah Code 76-2-1-101, the State of Utah and the U.S. government have each laid out a set of fundamental principles that define an act as an occurrence of crime.