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8equlslLe lnLenL for Ma[or Crlmes

Spec|f|c Intent Genera| Intent Ma||ce Str|ct L|ab|||ty


1 ollclLaLlon
2 ALLempL
3 Consplracy
4 1
sL
uegree
remedlLaLed Murder
3 AssaulL
6 Larceny 8obbery
7 8urglary
8 lorgery
9 lalse reLenses
10 LmbezzlemenL
1 8aLLery
2 8ape
3 kldnapplng
4 lalse
lmprlsonmenL
1 Common Law
Murder
2 Arson
1 LaLuLory 8ape
2 elllng Llquor Lo
Mlnors
3 8lgamy

State of Mind
Mens Rea State of M|nd kequ|red Cb[ect|ve or Sub[ect|ve 1est?
Common Law
Specific Intent lnLenL Lo engage ln prohlblLed
conducL
ub[ecLlve
eneral Intent Awareness of acLlng ln prohlblLed
manner
ub[ecLlve
Malice 8eckless dlsregard of a known rlsk ub[ecLlve
Strict Liability Consclous commlsslon of prohlblLed
acL
Cb[ecLlve
MPC Fault Standards
Purposely Consclous ob[ecL Lo engage ln
prohlblLed conducL
ub[ecLlve
Knowingly Awareness LhaL conducL ls of a
parLlcular naLure or wlll cause a
parLlcular resulL
ub[ecLlve
Recklessly Consclously dlsregardlng a subsLanLlal
known rlsk
ub[ecLlve
Negligently lallure Lo be aware of a subsLanLlal
rlsk
Cb[ecLlve

Modern Accomp||ce L|ab|||ty
Defendant Conduct L|ab|||ty
r|nc|pa| erson who commlLs Lhe lllegal acL or
who causes an lnnocenL agenL Lo do
so
Llable for prlnclpal crlme
Accomp||ce erson who alds or encourages
prlnclpal Lo commlL Lhe lllegal conducL
Llable for prlnclpal crlme lf accompllce
lnLended Lo ald or encourage crlme
Accessory After the Iact erson who alds anoLher Lo escape
knowlng LhaL he has commlLLed a
felony
Llable for separaLe less serlous crlme
of belng an accessory afLer Lhe facL


Inchoate Cr|mes
So||c|tat|on Consp|racy Attempt
Cu|pab|e Conduct ollclLaLlon of anoLher Lo
commlL a felony
AgreemenL beLween 2+
people Lo commlL a crlme
erformance of an acL LhaL
would be a crlme lf
successful
Menta| State peclflc lnLenL LhaL person
sollclLed commlL Lhe crlme
peclflc lnLenL Lo enLer lnLo
agreemenL and achleve
ob[ecLlve
peclflc lnLenL Lo commlL
Lhe parLlcular crlme
aLLempLed
Cvert Act no acL (oLher Lhan
sollclLaLlon)
AcL ln furLherance of
consplracy
AcL dangerously close Lo
success (MC subsLanLlal
sLep LesL)
Merger |nto comp|eted
cr|me?
?es no ?es
W|thdrawa| a defense? Cenerally no no excepL for furLher
crlmes of coconsplraLors
Cenerally no