CRJS 2003 WU Criminal Responsibility Discussion Reply
To prepare: In this Discussion, your Instructor may post a contemporary news story or other current example where a crime has occurred, or you may find your own story.
Read the Instructor’s posted contemporary crime story or refer to a story that you research.By Day 3 of Week 1
Post a response to the following: Analyze the crime in the story and apply the elements of a crime to the news story—such as actus reus, mens rea, concurrence, and harm—to examine whether the suspect in the news story is criminally responsible for their actions. Support your response with evidence from the Learning Resources.
Why is it important to understand criminal responsibility under the law while working in criminal justice settings? Use information from the Learning Resources and the news story to support your response.By Day 5 of Week 1