CrimLawCL_Boldt - Criminal Law Check List Actus Reas...

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Criminal Law Check List Actus Reas : Voluntary Act, omission Mens Rea : Mental State Common Law: Specific Intent ( has future purpose/actual knowledge) Or General Intent ( aware of conduct but no desire/purpose to bring about new circumstances MPC: Purpose Knowledge Recklessness : Default Level. Subjective awareness of substantial & unjustified risk that’s a gross deviation from what a law abiding person would do Negligence : Objective/reasonable person would have been aware of substantial & unjustified risk that’s a gross deviation from what a law abiding person would do (gravity of foreseeable harm; probability of harm; burden to in not engaging in risk) Mistake of Fact / Mistake of Law Common Law: Mistake of Fact Specific Intent : Honest mistake is a defense when it overcomes mens rea
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