Discuss the extent to which the courts insist that all crimes require both an actus reus and a mens rea

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Discuss the extent to which the courts insist that all crimes require both an actus reus
and a mens rea ( 25 marks)

It is presumed that all offences require an Actus Reus (guilty act) and a Mens Rea (guilty
mind). However, it is possible for some offences to have…

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year prison sentence but this was very exceptional as the fines are usually small. The
smaller the fine (like with speeding) the more likely a case is classed as strict liability.

In some aspects, strict liability can seem unfair as in the case of Callow V Tillstone (1990).
The butcher…

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