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Mrs. Cogdon went to sleep. She dreamed that “the war was all around the house,” that soldiers were in her daughter’s Pat’s room, and that one soldier was on the bed attacking Pat. Mrs. Cogdon, still asleep, got up, left her bed, got an ax from the woodpile outside the house, entered Pat’s room, and struck her two accurate blows to the head with the blade of the axe, thus killing her.
publish comments arguing that Mrs. Cogdon’s acts qualify as actus reus and is criminally liable.
Rely on at least one state case supporting your position.
Discuss the facts from that case, the court’s reasoning, and its ruling.
Apply the relevant Cogdon facts to the case you discussed.
IMPORTANT: focus on the issue of voluntariness.
Select at least two defense posts ( I have uploaded students post )
Research the case cited by your opponent
Argue against that post
Cite to at least one case that supports your opposition, as well as proves the defense is wrong