Criminal Law

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Author:
dksc2012
ID:
251386
Filename:
Criminal Law
Updated:
2013-12-07 02:04:54
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Criminal Law 1L Fall
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1L,Fall
Description:
1L Fall Criminal Law Exam Prep
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  1. 5 Elements to be Convicted
    • 1. Actus Rea
    • 2. Mens Rea
    • 3. Concurrence of 1 & 2
    • 4. Causation
    • 5. Result
  2. Malum In Se
    A crime that is wrong in itself. An act involving illegality from the nature of its transaction.
  3. Malum Prohibitum
    An act that is not inherently immoral but is expressly forbidden by positive law. (Ex. speeding)
  4. 3 Theories of Liability
    • 1. Direct Liability
    • 2. Vicarious Liability
    • 3. Enterprise Liability
  5. 4 Types of Direct Liability
    • 1. Principle in 1st degree (perpetrator)
    • 2. Principle in 2nd degree (accomplice)

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