Actus Reus and Mens Rea Two Elements of Crime

Actus Reus and Mens Rea: Two Elements of Crime

Every crime essentially has four elements: 1. A human being (indicated by the word “whoever” or “person” or “a man”). 2. Evil intent (mens rea or guilty mind). 3. The act (or omission) willed or the consequences of an act or omission (actus reus). 4. Injury. In this article, we will understand the first two …

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