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(p. 31) 2. Actus reus 

(p. 31) 2. Actus reus
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(p. 31) 2. Actus reus
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Michael J. Allen

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10.1093/he/9780198788676.003.0002
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date: 18 December 2017

Course-focused and comprehensive, the Textbook on series provides an accessible overview of the key areas on the law curriculum. This chapter explains the concept of actus reus. It discusses the elements of crime; defining an actus reus; proving an actus reus; that conduct must be voluntary; omissions; causation; and coincidence of actus reus and mens rea.

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