This module will cover elements of a crime.
At the end of this module, students should know:
Defining Criminal Behavior - Prosecutors must prove legality, actus reus, causation, harm, concurrence, mens rea, and punishment. Lawyer Melvin Belli explains why lawyers are still duty bound to represent clients, even if all seven issues may be proven. (from “American Law: How It Works.” Films On Demand, Films Media Group, 2004, fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=96311&xtid=115824.)