What is burglary? What's the difference between murder and manslaughter? Here you'll find in-depth discussion of common crimes, including crime definitions and the kinds of punishment that might be imposed after a conviction.
The crime of robbery occurs when the offender uses violence or threats of physical harm to take property from the victim. Read on to learn more about how robbery is defined and get real-world examples of robbery cases and an applicable criminal statute on robbery.
“Theft” (or “larceny”) and “robbery” are common terms that refer to taking money or personal property without permission, but they don’t mean the same thing. Learn the differences and some possible punishments for each crime.