- In the absence of a confession, mens rea is usually proven by circumstantial evidence
- In the absence of a confession, intent must generally be proven by __________ evidence.
- The objective determination that the defendant’s act triggered a chain of events that ended as the bad result is called the
|A.||cause in fact|
- Different levels of blameworthiness are indicated by different types of intent.
- Fault that requires a “bad mind” in the actor is called
- Liability without fault or in the absence of mens rea is called:
- In strict liability cases, the prosecution has to prove only that the defendants committed a
|A.||voluntary act that caused the harm|
|B.||voluntary civil act that caused harm|
|C.||voluntary criminal act that caused harm|
|D.||voluntary mistake that caused harm|
- General intent is the intent to…
|A.||commit a criminal act|
|C.||make the act cause the harm|
|D.||have the mens rea|
- The mental element of a crime is called the:
- Intent to commit a criminal act as defined in a statute is called
- Which of the following is not a type of culpability in the Model Penal Code?
- What is the ONLY crime defined in the US Constitution?
- Another term for a criminal act is
- What is the only direct evidence of a defendant’s mens rea?
|C.||a signed statement|
- Mistake is a defense whenever the mistake prevents the formation of any fault-based
- Factual cause is also known as which of the folowing?
|A.||“but for” cause|
- Proximate cause is a subjective question of fairness that appeals to the jury’s sense of:
- Recklessness requires awareness of substantial and unjustifiable risks.
- Ignorance of facts and law _____________ create a reasonable doubt that the prosecution has proved the element of criminal intent.
- Mens rea translated means “evil state of mind.”