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Social Science
Course
SOSC 2350
Professor
All Professors
Semester
Fall

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Necessity:  Can be used as an excuse for a criminal act committed due to immediate and urgent circumstances  Accused persons claim they did not act voluntarily  Forced to act because of certain danger Intoxication:  Any intoxicated person who was unable to form specific intent before striking cannot be found guilty of aggravated assault  A person charged with murder can use the defence of intoxication  Only actus reus must be proved if the person is intoxicated Mental Disorders:  (NCR) Not criminally responsible for an offence  At the time the act was committed he/she was suffering from a men
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