mens rea


mens rea
mens rea Latin phrase meaning "guilty mind."

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  • mens rea — / menz rē ə, rā / n pl men·tes re·ae / men ˌtēz rē ˌē, men ˌtās rā ˌī/ [New Latin, literally, guilty mind]: a culpable mental state; esp: one involving intent or knowledge and forming an element of a criminal offense murder contains a mens rea… …   Law dictionary

  • Mens rea — es un término latino (que se puede traducir como mente culpable ) utilizado en el derecho penal. La prueba estandar en el derecho anglosajón para determinar la responsabilidad criminal se suele expresar con la frase latina, actus non facit reum… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Mens rea — est le terme latin signifiant l esprit criminel (ou l intention de commettre une infraction criminelle). L intention d un individu est un élément essentiel d un crime dans les juridictions de common law. Le test de la responsabilité criminelle d… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mens rea — ist der lateinische Terminus für den im Strafrecht gebräuchlichen Begriff subjektiver Tatbestand. Er setzt sich zusammen aus den Lateinischen Wörtern mens, zu übersetzen mit Bewusstsein, Geist, Verstand sowie reus, das mit Angeklagter übersetzt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mens rea — Criminal law Part of …   Wikipedia

  • mens rea — /menz ree euh/, Law. a criminal intent. [1860 65; < NL mens rea] * * * ▪ law       in Anglo American law, criminal intent or evil mind. In general, the definition of a criminal offense involves not only an act or omission and its consequences but …   Universalium

  • mens rea — noun Etymology: New Latin, literally, guilty mind Date: 1861 criminal intent …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mens rea — noun a guilty mind, a conscious knowing by the perpetrator that the act s/he committed was illicit …   Wiktionary

  • MENS REA — Латинский термин, буквально переводимый как намерение причинить вред. Юридический термин, используемый в судебной психологии и психиатрии в случаях, когда психическое заболевание возникает как защита, и вопросы преднамеренности и побуждений важны …   Толковый словарь по психологии

  • mens rea — mental element of a crime, criminal thought …   English contemporary dictionary


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