ACTUS REUS

the combination of a behavior and malice intention that indicates criminal activity

ACTUS REUS: "The judge determined that the defendant acted in accordance with actus reus guidelines and sentenced him to two years in prison."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ACTUS REUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/actus-reus/ (accessed January 23, 2021).
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