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Do crimes require a motive ?

No

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What is mens rea ?

A guilty state of mind .

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What is motive ?

Why you did the act if the crime ?

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Strict-Liability Crimes , what are they ?

Crimes that require a illegal act.

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Can a crime be criminal and civil?

Yes!

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Can a person be charged under federal and state law ?

Yes!

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What is solicitation ?

When you ask someone to do something for you, like commit a crime to keep your hands "clean"

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What is 1st degree murder ?

Premeditated, intent to kill.

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What is 2nd degree Murder ?

Not premeditated , intent to kill.

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What is voluntary manslaughter ?

Intent to kill as a result of extreme provocation .

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What is involuntary manslaughter ?

Criminal recklessness.

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What is negligent homicide ?

Criminal negligence .

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Is homicide always a crime ? If so why not ?

Homicide is not always because of suicide which isn't a crime.

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Are there more suicides than homicides in America ?

Yes ..

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What is attempt ?

All parts of a crime are performed but fail to achieve criminal assault..

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What is conspiracy ?

Agreement between 2 or more persons to commit a crime...

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What is principal ?

The person who commits the crime .

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What is accessory before and after the fact.

A person who helps start or complete the crime before it happens and after it happens with he long the criminal in any way shape or form .

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Assault vs Battery.

Assault is not actually hurting the person physically but battery is.

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Felony vs misdemeanor .

Felony is if you have more than 1 year of sentencing of jail time and a misdemeanor is if you have LESS than 1 year of sentencing or jail time.

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Acquaintance vs Statuatory Rape ..

Statutory is having relations with a minor under the age of consent.. Acquaintance is where you forcibly push your self on another person or cause bodily harm ?