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    What is the difference between men's rea and actus rea

    I'm not a student of the Law... however this is regarding Criminal Law. Actus rea is the 'act' of committing a murder or damage. Men's rea is the 'thought' of doing it. I believe you need to have both in order to be ruled to have manslaughter or murder under your name. But regarding your question these are two Latin words which mean 'Thought' and 'Act' respectively! Hope it helps buddy!
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