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Prelude to The Elements of a Crime

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  • Thus, an Olympic swimmer may be deemed by the community as a shameful coward, or worse, for not rescuing a drowning child in the neighbor’s pool, but she is not a criminal.

    State ex rel. Kuntz v. Thirteenth Jud. Dist., cited in Section 4 "Duty to Act Based on a Special Relationship"

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