JamMasterJ wrote:when you guys are going through an issue, do you say: he did x, which meets the act requirement, he said y, which indicates mens rea, and there's z, which = whatever other element?
I kinda blew by the obvious issues last semester and it cost me - how do I fix that?
I wouldn't spend too much time addressing something if it is a non-issue. For crim I would just say something like "because D told the decedent he was going to kill him and fired the gun, a court will find that D acted with the intent to kill satisfying the requisite mens rea for murder." You can also throw in a counterargument and quickly dismiss it.