Model Penal Code Conduct Attendant Circumstance Result Purposely It is ∆ ’s conscious objective to engage in conduct of the nature prohibited. (1) ∆ is aware of the existence of the circumstance. Or (2) ∆ believes or hopes they exist. It is the ∆ ’s conscious objective to cause the prohibited result. Knowingly ∆ is aware that his conduct is of the nature prohibited. (1) Aware that the circumstances exist. (2) Aware of a high probability that such circumstances exist unless he actually believes they don’t exist. (Willful blindness is the same as knowingly under MPC §2.02(7) ) (3) Willful blindness is not knowingly under the NYPL . ∆ is practically certain the result would occur. Recklessly (1) ∆ consciously disregards a substantial and unjustifiable risk that the conduct is of the nature prohibited. And (2) The disregard of that risk is a gross deviation from standard of conduct a law abiding citizen would observe. (1)
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