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Chapter 05 - Criminal Justice 4th Edition by Jay S Albanese...

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Criminal Justice, 4 th Edition by Jay S. Albanese Chapter 5 Criminal Law
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Types of Law Criminal Law __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ Civil Law ____________________ ____________________ ____________________ ____________________
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Criminal Law - types Substantive Criminal Law __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________ Procedural Law __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________
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Sources of Criminal Law __________________ __________________ __________________ __________________
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Due Process _ _
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5 th Amendment US Constitution “No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury…; nor shall any person be subject for the same offence to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law…”
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Elements of a Crime Three elements of a crime must be articulated in any law making a behavior illegal. (These laws, defining illegal behavior, may not violate constitutional rights). Elements of a Crime: Mens Rea Actus Reus Attendant Circumstances - characteristics
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Mens Rea
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‘State of Mind’ Requirement An individual’s state of mind at the time of the offense is the key factor in determining criminal responsibility _________
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