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Unformatted text preview: the wheel and there would not be a problem getting home safely. 2 nd Case Scenario Bullet Point # Mens Rea Y / N Type of Mens Rea Type of Defense Rationale (50 to 75 words in length) 7 n Necessity If the man had not pulled over and let the woman out at her request then he would have been guilty of unlawfully detaining someone. So he really had no choice but to pull over and let her out when she requested so he is not responsible for what happened to her. 3 rd Case Scenario Bullet Point # Mens Rea Y / N Type of Mens Rea Type of Defense Rationale (50 to 75 words in length) 3 y Reckless negligence Mistake of Fact The women assumed her friend would wake up and exit the car at CJS 220 anytime. She didn’t realize how hot the interior would get well her friend was still passed out and unable to exit the car. So she may be guilty of a lesser crime but she didn’t think her actions would lead to the death of her friend. CJS 220...
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- Spring '10
- Criminal Justice, criminal law, Asterisk