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Crime Course Notes

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Law Criminal law English criminal law Canadian criminal law Australian criminal law Sentencing Bail Indictable offence Probation Mandatory sentencing Murder in English law Preventive detention
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Law Criminal law English criminal law Canadian criminal law Australian criminal law Sentencing Bail Indictable offence Probation Mandatory sentencing Murder in English law Preventive detention
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The issues I did for each numbered section are in red. 1. The nature of crime (they’re unlikely to ever ask you to write about this section) Elements of crime Two elements need to be proved before it can be said to be a criminal offence ● Actus Reus: the guilty act. It must be either a voluntary act or omission. ● Mens Rea: the guilty mind. The person must have intended to commit the crime; they must be of sound mind. They must have one of three states of mind, in order of “difficulty to prove”: ● Intention (clear intent or specific desire to commit the crime) ● Recklessness (the person acted despite foreseeing that their actions could lead to harm) ...
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