[CC102] - Final Exam Guide - Ultimate 49 pages long Study Guide!

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Chapter one: crime: an act or omission that is prohibited by criminal law. Actus reus (the act of doing something) mens rea (guilty intent or guilty mind: the canadian legal system is a common law system. Common law is law that is based on custom, tradition, and practice and is generally unwritten. Based on the notion of precedent: significant difference between criminal law and civil law. Difference is the standard of proof required to convict someone. Criminal (public): must prove is guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Civil (tort private): liability is determined based off the balance of probabilities: there is different view on the origins and application of the law. One) the value conscious model: views crime and punishment defined as a criminal and the punishment imposed on offenders reflect commonly held opinions and limits refle(cid:272)ti(cid:374)g so(cid:272)iety"s (cid:272)o(cid:373)(cid:373)o(cid:374)ly held values and its limits of tolerance. Mala in se : wrong in its self.

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