CRIMINAL CONDUCT - BAD RESULT CHART

CRIMINAL CONDUCT - BAD RESULT CHART - BAD RESULT CRIMES •...

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CRIMINAL CONDUCT CRIMES criminal “act” (actus reus) is triggered by criminal “intent” (mens rea) Burglary a specific intent criminal conduct crime (intent to commit crime therein) Larceny a specific intent criminal conduct crime (intent to deprive owner of property) Sexual Assault a general intent criminal conduct crime (intent to do actus reus only) Note: some crimes are strict liability requiring ONLY an actus reus. But even there, some still require “attendant circumstances” as with DUI
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Unformatted text preview: BAD RESULT CRIMES • criminal “act” (actus reus) is triggered by criminal “intent” (mens rea) PLUS this causes bad result to occur Homicide • Can be specific intent as in 1 st degree murder – purposeful intent to kill triggers actus reus and results in death of victim • Can be general intent as in lesser degrees of murder and manslaughter where recklessness or negligence is the mens rea that triggers actus reus and results in death of victim...
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2010 for the course ADMJ 1245 taught by Professor Nateware during the Spring '07 term at Pittsburgh.

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