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Unformatted text preview: uniformed officers . They had to protect themselves from possible harm. 2 nd Case Scenario Bullet Point # Mens Rea Y / N Type of Mens Rea Type of Defense Rationale (50 to 75 words in length) 6 Yes Felony Muder Rule None Rational does not exist when there is a murder committed. To murder someone with planned thoughts is a premeditated murder. There would be motive for the offender to want to kill the witnesses. The killer would be gaining something from killing the witnesses. This would defenitly be a felony murder. 3 rd Case Scenario Bullet Point # Mens Rea Y / N Type of Mens Rea Type of Defense Rationale (50 to 75 words in length) CJS 220 7 No None Other The man did as he was asked by letting the woman out of the car. He left the scene and was no l onger responsible for the action of others or in the area. He cant be held responsible for something that happens ou t of his presence . There would be no evidence to prove him guilty. CJS 220...
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