CRIM 1160

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  1. Define mens rea
    All the mental elements not including voluntariness
  2. What are the basic forms of mens rea?
    • 1. Intention
    • 2. Knowledge
    • 3. Recklessness
    • 4. Wilful Blindness
  3. Subjective mens rea is based on the notion that the accused cannot be convicted of a criminal offence unless...
    • 1. They deliberately intended to bring about the consequences prohibited by law
    • 2. Subjectively realized that thier conduct would bring about prohibitwed consequences and continued doing the action with the knowledge
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CRIM 1160
Mental Elements in the Criminal Law: Subjective Liability
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