Flashcards in mens rea/actus reus Deck (10)
intent,knowlege,criminal negligence,specific intent, general intent, wilful blindness.
failure to do something.
the accused meant to do something illegal and with disregard.
person committed the act for the sake of accomplishing another; assault or robbery.
the person committed the act for its own sake; no ulterior motive or purpose.
awareness of certain facts to establish mens rea.
wanton or reckless disregard for the lives and safety of others, causing injury or death.
consciously taking an unjustifiable risk that a reasonable person would not take.