1. State the common law purpose of the burglary law.
2. What is an inner door, and what is its meaning in relation to burglary?
3. What is the difference between the common law and modern definitions of nighttime and its relevance to the crime of burglary?
Crime on Campus
You are a police officer answering a service call near the local university. A woman comes out of her apartment crying and states that her roommate intimidated her and wouldn’t let her leave the bedroom until she gave her money. When the woman gave her roommate $40 in cash, the roommate shoved her onto the bed and ran out of the room. Answer the following questions:
a. With what crimes could the roommate be charged?
b. Do you need other information before you make an arrest? Why or why not?