3-1 (200-250 words, 1 Reference, 1 in-text APA citation) Discuss the purpose of legal causation. How does legal causation assist in prosecuting criminals? What is dependent intervening cause?
3-2 (200-250 words, 1 Reference, 1 in-text APA citation) Discuss the distinction between the principle, the accessory before the fact, and after the fact. Describe how modern American law treats these individuals.
(This one needs to be put on the APA sheets attached, not on here.) In 750-1,000 words, do the following:
- Define and discuss Mens Rea and Actus Reus.
- Analyze why these fundamental principles of criminal law are necessary to create a crime.
- Discuss the difference between general intent and specific intent crimes.
Use two to three scholarly resources to support your answers.
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