POL 250 2-19 Notes

POL 250 2-19 Notes - 219 Notes Monday, February 19, 2007...

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Unformatted text preview: 219 Notes Monday, February 19, 2007 12:33 PM Crime Conduct that expresses disrespect for legally protected interests Thoughts at time of conduct help determine punishment Explicit disavowal of social norms Components 1. Behavior 1. Mental State a. Purposefully (intended result) a. Knowingly (result certain) a. Recklessly (disregard risk) a. Negligence Prohibition (Political act), outlawing behavior Must be inplace before action takes place, ex post facto Culture, morals, ethics, social orders Sanctions Life liberty, property Due process of law Interactions Criminal Victim Litigators/Judges/Juries Investigators Punishers ...
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