Define the four different mental states included in the Model Penal Code?

Learning Goal: I’m working on a criminal justice project and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.Please respond to the following questions. All responses should be well written with correct grammar and spelling. If you used an outside resource for your response, please include the citation. Module Three AssignmentWhat are strict liability crimes? Provide an example. What are some of the arguments for and against such crimes? Do you think there should or should not be strict liability crimes? Explain your position. 10 points
What does the prosecution have to prove with regard to causation to get a conviction? What are intervening causes and how do they affect a defendant’s responsibility? Be sure to provide examples. 10 points
Compare and contrast general and specific intent. How are general and specific intent similar? How are they different? Be sure to provide examples. 15 points
Define the four different mental states included in the Model Penal Code? (intentional, knowing, reckless and negligent) How do they differ regarding culpability? Provide an example of a crime for each of the four different mental states. 25 points
Self defense and defense of others is a commonly used defense. Please describe what self defense requires and give an example to demonstrate your knowledge of the concepts. You may discuss this in terms of self defense of the home (the castle doctrine) as opposed to the stand your ground concept of self defense. Make sure you differentiate between the two concepts. 25 points
Discuss three additional defenses to crimes and give real world examples of them. Make sure you explain what needs to be proven for that to be a valid defense. 15 points
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