Legal Issues and Accountability
If the doctrines of Mistake of Fact and Mistake of Law exist in Fun Land as they do in the United States, I actually believe that my defense would turn out successfully. The fact of the matter is that I was a stranger in a foreign land and there was no way that I could know that consuming a Pepsi was illegal -- without actually consuming one and getting arrested for it. If the facts were changed to prove that I thought the Pepsi were a Coke, a better defense would be that I was deceived and truly not aware of transgressing the law -- which is related to the aforementioned doctrines (Vukovic, 2014).
I actually do agree with the balance that exists in the U.S. Constitution about the balance between the defendant and society that has shifted towards the defendant. I do not think that there are too many protections given to the accused, for the simple fact that anyone can get accused of anything -- regardless of whether or not he or she did the crime. Thus, it is necessary for the accused to have the...
I would not make any changes about this tendency.
UNIT 6 DISCUSSION
I would argue in favor of the bill. The arguments that I would make to do so is that stiff punishments would help deter people from committing this particular crime. The counter-arguments I would anticipate are that people shot the Bugs Bunny by accident. Therefore, the magnitude of the sentences disseminate for this offense should stop people from shooting had they any doubts. Personally, I would not want to amend the bill. The one word I would change to make the bill less draconian is to insert the word 'knowingly' before possesses. Doing so could make the bill more egalitarian.
UNIT 7 DISCUSSION
It greatly appears as though Tom is the one who caused the boulder to fall, and should be criminally liable for the death of Jerry. He set up a deadly situation, and despite the fact that he later one renounced his plan, he did not fully disarm this weapon which was still fatal. However, were I using the notion of causation to defend Tom, I would state that he did not cause Jerry's death because he did not directly cause…
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