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200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 200 300 400 500 100 The Elements of A Crime Levels of Offences Involvement In A Crime The Crime Scene Anything Goes…..
The statute law that outlines which actions are considered crimes, how offences are prosecuted, and what penalties are imposed.
What is the Criminal Code of Canada?
The physical conduct of the accused.
What is the actus reus?
The mental state of the accused.
What is the mens rea?
When a person commits a wrongful act for its own sake, with no ulterior motive or purpose.
What is general intent?
Applies when someone commits one wrongful act for the sake of accomplishing another.
What is specific intent?
A minor offence with a relatively light penalty. This type of offence is dealt with quickly and simply by the courts.
What is a summary conviction offence?
A serious crime that carries a heavy penalty of two years to life imprisonment.
What is an indictable offence?
Until a charge is laid in court, a hybrid offence will be considered as this.
What is an indictable offence?
The type of court that tries summary conviction offences.
What is Provincial Court?
The limitation period of when an indictable offence must be prosecuted.
What is there is no limitation?
The person who actually commits the criminal offence.
Who is the perpetrator?
Received, comforted, or assisted a person in escaping from the police knowing that they were involved in a crime.
Who is the accessory after the fact?
Involves advising, recommending, or persuading another person to commit an offence.
Who is the counselor?
Encouraging someone to commit a crime without having provided physical assistance.
Who is the abettor?
Means that participants in an offence can be charged with all additional crimes even though they were not directly involved in them.
What is party to common intention?
When the crime scene includes a sudden or unexpected death, the security of the crime scene falls under this person’s authority.
Who is the coroner?
These are created when a person’s fingers come into contact with an object such as a piece of glass or plastic.
What are latent fingerprints?
Includes dirt, dust, and residue found at the crime scene.
What are trace elements?
This type of evidence may reveal the racial background and the person’s blood type and could provide investigators with the person’s DNA.
What is hair?
This type of test provides results that appear to be more accurate and more consistent than the hand wash test.
What is the Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM)?
This is any harmful act or non-act that threatens society and must be dealt with.
What is a crime?
Our rights to a fair trial, to not be subjected to any cruel or unusual punishment, and to be presumed innocent until proven guilty are guaranteed in this document.
What is the Charter of Rights and Freedoms?
In a criminal trial, the “R” stands for these Latin terms. Example: R. v. Hewerdine (2014)
What are Regina and Rex?
This legal principle states that a person cannot be tried for the same offence twice.
What is double jeopardy?
Type of case that allows for no defense, fault in not an issue, and the accused will be convicted based on the actus reus of the offence.
What is absolute liabilty?
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