CL learning objective #5 - Kyla Mackai Learning objectives Chapter 5 1 Children below the age of 7 can\u2019t be convicted of a crime The years up to the

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Kyla Mackai Learning objectives Chapter 5 1. Children below the age of 7 can’t be convicted of a crime. The years up to the age of 14, a child can be convicted of a crime is all evidence is shown. 2. Child under the age 7 can not be convicted of a crime no matter what evidence is shown. A child between 7-14 can be convicted of a crime if all evidence is shown, which includes the mental ability and understanding. 3. The defendant did not know what he was doing which is the cognitive capacity prong. The defendant did not know what he was doing was wrong which is moral incapacity prong. 4. Cognitive- what a defendant knew about their actions and if the actions were wrong. Volitional- the ability of the defendant to control their actions. 5. Difference is focused on the defendants understanding of his actions that made up the

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