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Provide your opinion of whether or not criminal liability an

Provide your opinion of whether or not criminal liability and punishment for inchoate offenses are "fair" or not. How do the concepts of actus reus and mens rea fit with inchoate offenses? Should someone charged with an inchoate offense suffer the same punishment as the primary actors of the crime? Should people be criminally convicted for the crime of conspiracy where no underlying crime actually occurs?

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Criminal liability and punishment for inchoate offenses is fair. The purpose of the punishment is to punish the offenders that have a mindset of committing the crime, and that possess mens rea. The offenders have already taken actions towards committing the crime, which is actus reus. The first part of the act has already ...

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Provide your opinion of whether or not criminal liability and punishment for inchoate offenses are "fair" or not. How do the concepts of actus reus and mens rea fit with inchoate offenses? Should someone charged with an inchoate offense suffer the same punishment as the primary actors of the crime? Should people be criminally convicted for the crime of conspiracy where no underlying crime actually occurs?

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