2. Explain the “Wedding Cake” Model of Criminal Justice. Be …show more content…
What is “mens rea?” What are the four (4) recognized levels of mens rea? Be sure to identify each level and provide a clear definition.
Mens rea are mental acts influencing a crime. The four levels are intent which is the desire to commit a crime, Knowledge which involves being aware, Recklessness which is knowing of a crime but still doing it, Negligence when someone does not do or mee their duties. 7. Describe the primary differences (at least 3) between the civil system and the criminal system.
Criminal Systems involves crime that was committed according to the criminal justice system . Civil Systems does not determine a person 's innocence but the act of harm. Criminal System is also categories as crime committed against the state.
8. What is the difference between substantive law and procedural law?
The procedural law the proceedings involving the process of substantive law will occur. Substantive law show the facts in a criminal case and how it will essentially be charged.
9. The definition of Robbery in the state of Illinois is as follows: 720 ILCS 5/18-1.