Misdemeanor Interference with Civil Rights by Damaging Property

Misdemeanor Interference with Civil Rights by Damaging Property

Misdemeanor Interference with Civil Rights by Damaging Property is art of a sub group of hate crimes. This crime covers interfering with another person’s civil rights by damaging property. In order to be charged with this crime you have to meet 5 conditions. 1. You defaced, damaged, destroyed, property that belonged to another person. 2. You knew that you were defacing, damaging, destroying property that was occupied by another person. 3. You did so for the purpose of interfering with the victim’s free exercise or enjoyment of the their civil rights. 4. You did so in whole or in part because of the victim’s actual or perceived characteristics. And 5. You intended to interfere with the victim’s civil rights. The first condition includes many different ways to alter property. Types of damage to property can include things such as vandalism and arson. Characteristics can include many things. The most popular are race, gender, nationality, race ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, or a group association. To act in whole or in part because you were bias against the other person’s actual or perceived characteristics. And because of that bias you committed Misdemeanor Interference with Civil Rights by Damaging Property. If you had more than a single reason to commit Misdemeanor Interference with Civil Rights by Damaging Property, the bias must have been a substantial or core reason. although it does not need to be the only reason, it has to be more than a trivial one.

Punishment for Misdemeanor Interference with Civil Rights by Damaging Property

Misdemeanor Interference with Civil Rights by Damaging Property is a wobbler. That means it can be either a misdemeanor or a felony. As part of a hatMisdemeanor Interference with Civil Rights by Damaging Propertye crime however the usual sentences get enhanced. As a misdemeanor you could see a year in jail, up to a $5,000 fine, an informal probation, and community service. If you damage more than $950 worth of property then it becomes a felony. As a felony it comes with a formal probation. Up to 3 years in jail and up to a $10,000 fine.

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