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Law 12 terms

TermDefinition
Means Rea Guilty Mind
Acteus Reas Guilty Act
Crime an act or omission of an act that is prohibited and punishable by federal statute
Intent With intention or purpose
Rule of Law The principle that all people and institutions are subject to and accountable to law that is fairly applied and enforced, is the principle of government by law
Justice Fairness, Moral rightness, a system in law where every person gets equal rights from both natural and legal standings
Motive an idea, belief, or emotion that impels a person to act in accordance with that state of mind.
Negligence A failure to behave with the level of care that someone of ordinary prudence would have exercised under the same circumstances
Perpetrator a person who commits an illegal, criminal act
Recklessness The person knew/should have known that his or her action were likely to cause harm
Created by: Av3ry