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Culpable mental state

Generally, the state of mind which is necessary in order to commit a crime. The acts which constitute the crime are required to establish guilt. In specific terms such as acting intentionally, purposefully, knowingly, recklessly, or negligently.

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Janet Sparks is the former publisher of the Continental Franchise Review, an industry newsletter that covered the franchise community for over 30 years. She has also been a columnist for a leading franchise magazine for the past 13 years. Today she is an independent journalist who engages in investigative reporting, tackling complex issues that impact the franchise industry.

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