Criminal Law

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Criminal Law by Mind Map: Criminal Law

1. Elements of Crimes

1.1. Actus Reus (Conduct)

1.1.1. Voluntary Acts

1.1.2. Omissions

1.1.3. Possession

1.2. Social Harm

1.3. Mens Rea

1.3.1. Classification of Crimes

1.3.2. Types of Culpability

1.3.2.1. Paring down statutes to Culpability and (M.E.O.)

1.3.3. Steps to breaking down statutes

1.4. Actual Cause "But For"

1.5. Proximate Causation "Foreseeability"

2. Crimes Against Person

2.1. Felony Murder Doctrine

2.2. Unintentional Homicide

2.2.1. Involuntary Manslaughter

2.2.2. Reckless Murder

2.3. Intentional Homicide

2.3.1. Murder

2.3.1.1. Types of Malice

2.3.1.2. 1st Degree

2.3.1.3. 2nd Degree

2.3.2. Voluntary Manslaughter

2.4. Battery

2.5. Assault

2.6. Kidnapping

2.7. Rape

2.8. Bigamy

2.9. Incest

2.10. Mayhem

3. Defenses

3.1. Justifications

3.2. Excuse

3.3. Self-Defense

3.4. Necessity

3.5. Duress

3.6. Mental Illness

4. Crimes Against Property

4.1. Larceny

4.2. Arson

4.3. Burglary

4.4. Stolen property

4.5. Embezzlement

5. Incohate Offenses

5.1. Conspiracy

5.2. Solicitaion

5.3. Attempt

5.3.1. Preparation v. Attempt

5.3.2. Tests for Attempt

5.3.3. Abandonment

6. Accomplice Liability

6.1. Accessory

6.1.1. Before the act

6.1.2. After the act