cjs220_Appendix_B - Axia College Material Appendix B Mens...

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Axia College Material Appendix B Mens Rea and Defense Directions Read the seven case scenarios in Box 2.3 on p. 31 in The Courts in Our Criminal Justice System . Choose three of the seven case scenarios to answer. Then, indicate which bulleted case scenarios you selected (1-7). Determine whether the individuals possess mens rea ; if yes, then what type (reckless negligence, culpable negligence, or felony-murder rule). If there is no mens rea , write None . Then, determine what type of general defense (if any) could be used. If no general defense is applicable, write “Other.” Briefly explain your rationale. Post this assignment as an attachment. 1 st Case Scenario Bullet Point # Mens Rea Y / N Type of Mens Rea Type of Defense Rationale (50 to 75 words in length) 1 Y Culpable Negligence Other I believe this is culpable negligence because the friend should have known better than to let someone drive who was arrested for drunk driving. This person was still
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course CJS 250 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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cjs220_Appendix_B - Axia College Material Appendix B Mens...

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