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Three Ways Congressional Mens Rea Proposals Could Allow White Collar Criminals
Most crimes consist of two elements: an act, or actus reus, and a mental state, or mens rea.
A contrarian view: Ghomeshi will be convicted because his defense counsel
Dzuka Malawi: Our dishonest politicians, WhatsApp coup plot
Actus reus and mens rea. That's what will constitute a crime, the conduct or act whether by commission of omission and the intention proven beyond reasonable doubt. Lets look at Ulemu Msungama and company.
The Supreme Court on Mens Rea: 2008–2015
[1] Anglo–American criminal law traditionally has marked a person as a criminal only if he or she[2] committed a morally blameworthy act, known as the actus reus, along with an “evil” frame of mind, known as mens rea or scienter. .....
Over-criminalization and mens rea reform: A primer
Historically, a crime has been understood to require the combination of both the act itself, called the actus reus, and awareness that the act was wrong, or mens rea.

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