2020 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 8 - Offenses Involving Theft

Cross references.

- Theft of telecommunication services, ยง 46-5-2 et seq.

Law reviews.

- For article advocating consolidation of the Georgia law of theft prior to enactment of the Criminal Code of 1968, see 12 Mercer L. Rev. 308 (1961). For article advocating consolidated theft statute in Georgia, see 23 Ga. B.J. 461 (1961). For annual survey article on local government law, see 50 Mercer L. Rev. 263 (1998).


Title of stolen article.

- One charged with theft will not be heard to raise nice and delicate questions as to the title of the article stolen. Cline v. State, 153 Ga. App. 576, 266 S.E.2d 266 (1980).



- Admissibility of evidence that one charged with burglary, larceny, or robbery was in possession of property not identified as part of that stolen, 3 A.L.R. 1213.

Larceny or embezzlement by appropriating money or proceeds of paper mistakenly delivered in excess of the amount due or intended, 14 A.L.R. 894.

Larceny: effect of participation by spouse of owner in, or consent to, taking of property, 14 A.L.R. 1271.

Conviction or acquittal of larceny as bar to prosecution for burglary, 19 A.L.R. 626.

Pendency in one county of charge of larceny as bar to subsequent charge in another county of offense which involves both felonious breaking and felonious taking of same property, 19 A.L.R. 636.

What amounts to asportation which will support charge of larceny, 19 A.L.R. 724; 144 A.L.R. 1383.

Appropriation of property after obtaining possession by fraud as larceny, 26 A.L.R. 381.

Larceny by finder of property, 36 A.L.R. 372.

Criminal liability of corporation for larceny, 59 A.L.R. 379.

Acceptance of defendant's note or other contractual obligation as affecting charge of embezzlement or larceny, 70 A.L.R. 208.

Misappropriation of executor, administrator, guardian, or trustee as embezzlement, 75 A.L.R. 299.

Appropriation or removal without payment of property delivered in expectation of immediate cash payment, as criminal offense, 83 A.L.R. 441.

Necessity of alleging and proving in prosecution for larceny, embezzlement, or receiving stolen property that "owner" of property, if not a natural person, was incorporated or otherwise a legal entity capable of owning property, 88 A.L.R. 485.

Larceny as affected by distinction between custody and possession, 125 A.L.R. 367.

Stolen money or property as subject of larceny or robbery, 80 A.L.R.2d 1435.

Larceny: entrapment or consent, 10 A.L.R.3d 1121.

Series of takings over a period of time as involving single or separate larcenies, 53 A.L.R.3d 398.

What constitutes "money" within coverage or exclusion of theft or other crime policy, 68 A.L.R.3d 1179.

Larceny as within disorderly conduct statute or ordinance, 71 A.L.R.3d 1156.

What conduct amounts to an overt act or acts done toward commission of larceny so as to sustain charge of attempt to commit larceny, 76 A.L.R.3d 842.

Antagonistic defenses as ground for separate trials of codefendants in criminal case, 82 A.L.R.3d 245.

Applicability of best evidence rule to proof of ownership of allegedly stolen personal property in prosecution for theft, 94 A.L.R.3d 824.

What constitutes such discriminatory prosecution or enforcement of laws as to provide valid defense in state criminal proceedings, 95 A.L.R.3d 280.

Coercion, compulsion, or duress as defense to charge of robbery, larceny, or related crime, 1 A.L.R.4th 481.

Bank officer's or employee's misapplication of funds as state criminal offense, 34 A.L.R.4th 547.

Criminal liability for theft of, interference with, or unauthorized use of, computer programs, files, or systems, 51 A.L.R.4th 971.

Cat as subject of larceny, 55 A.L.R.4th 1080.

Offense of obtaining telephone services by unauthorized use of another's telephone number - state cases, 61 A.L.R.4th 1197.

What constitutes theft within automobile theft insurance policy - modern cases, 67 A.L.R.4th 82.

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