W2 Assignment 2.1: Kidnapped by a Parent

  •  Analyze the case Davila v. State, 75 So.3d 192 (Fla. 2011).


    (1)        Summarize the case and the Court’s decision;


    (2)        Parents can be convicted of kidnapping, however, parents are obviously in a different position than strangers who abduct a child. According to the Court in Davila, what must the prosecution show to convict a parent of kidnapping?  Do you agree or disagree with the Court’s holding?





    *  Your paper should be a minimum of 4 full pages in length;

    *  1-inch margins;

    *  Double-spaced;

    *  12 point font in Arial, Helvetica, or Times New Roman;

    *  Include a Cover Sheet and a References page;

    *  APA formatted citations within the body of the paper and on the References page.


    Additional Resources that may help with your assignment…


    The case can be found here: https://cases.justia.com/florida/supreme-court/sc09-2177.pdf?1317931342

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