§ 562.011 Voluntary act
§ 562.012 Attempt — guilt for an offense may be based on.
§ 562.014 Conspiracy, offense of — penalty.
§ 562.016 Culpable mental state
§ 562.021 Culpable mental state, application
§ 562.026 Culpable mental state, when not required
§ 562.031 Ignorance and mistake
§ 562.036 Accountability for conduct
§ 562.041 Responsibility for the conduct of another
§ 562.046 Defense precluded
§ 562.051 Conviction of different degrees of offenses
§ 562.056 Liability of corporations and unincorporated associations
§ 562.061 Liability of individual for conduct of corporation or unincorporated ..
§ 562.066 Entrapment
§ 562.071 Duress
§ 562.076 Intoxicated or drugged condition
§ 562.086 Lack of responsibility because of mental disease or defect

Terms Used In Missouri Laws > Chapter 562 - General Principles of Liability

  • Appellate: About appeals; an appellate court has the power to review the judgement of another lower court or tribunal.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, and to partnerships and other unincorporated associations. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • State: when applied to any of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories, and the words "United States" includes such district and territories. See Missouri Laws 1.020
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.