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What are the four categories of mens rea in the MPC?
purpose > knowledge > recklessness > negligence
Q100: Discuss status and the voluntary act requirement
A100: Under Robinson, status may not be criminalized. Under Powell, acts because of status may be criminalized.
Q101: What are the requirements of a crime?
A101: 1) actus reus, 2) mens rea, 3) absence of justification or excuse
Q102: In what ways can conduct be satisfied?
A102: 1) action, 2) omission of something the actor is physically capable of performing, 3) possession
Q103: What does involuntary conduct include?
A103: MPC SEC 2.01(2) – reflex or convulsion; bodily movement during unconsciousness or sleep; conduct during hypnosis or resulting from hypnotic suggestion; bodily movement that is otherwise not a product of the effort or determination of the actor, either conscious or habitual
Q104: What are types of impaired consciousness?
A104: concussion (sometimes involuntary), somnambulism (involuntary generally), hypoglycemia (probably not involuntary)