Criminal Law and Procedure: Crime and the Guilty Mind
Lecture no. 14 from the course: Law School for Everyone: Litigation, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, and Torts
Taught by Professor Molly Bishop Shadel and 3 others | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses
In this lecture, explore the fundamental requirement of mens rea, or the guilty mind. Topics here include: how criminal intent is traditionally defined, the relationship between malice and motive, what happens when a defendant claims to lack a guilty mind, and the concept of criminal liability without fault (known as strict liability).