Mens Rea

Of law and preparation.   May also be referred to as malice aforethought.

(law) criminal intent; the thoughts and intentions behind a wrongful act (including knowledge that the act is illegal); often at issue in murder trials.

This concept's ID is @1~31505


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    (law) thought and intention to commit a crime well in advance of the crime; goes to...