Week 1 Criminology notes
Week 1 Criminology notes SOC 114
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Date Created: 09/12/15
Week 1 Criminology Notes Prof Crookendale In order for a crime to be formed these two elements must be present at the same time 1Mens rea mental capacity 2 Actus rea a voluntary act The only exception for not having m at the SAME TIME is the crime of Conspiracy For conspiracy you only need the mens rea McNaughton Rule of insanity completely delusional focuses on whether the criminal defendant knew the nature of the crime or understood right from wrong at the time the act was committed ALI American Law Institute test for insanity tests for a lack of substantial capacity lnfancy lacks mens rea used as a defense Childhood didn39t diminish mens rea actus rea the act must be voluntary intervening secondary act Was there bad mind Mens rea gt specific intent Crimes Defined Larceny the trespassory taking asportation and carrying away of another persons property with the intent to permanently deprive Assault and Battery Assault speaks of the place of another in the immediate apprehension of bodily injury Battery the harmful andor offensive touching of another without consent You can NOT have battery without assault
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