Definitions for "Actus reus"
Keywords:  rea, reus, guilty, offence, crime
Latin]. The overt act involved in a crime; most crimes are defined by a guilty act, the actus reus, and a guilty state of mind.
criminal act (See " mens rea.")
An act which, in combination with a certain mental state, such as intent or recklessness, constitutes a crime.
activity that transgresses moral or civil law; "he denied any wrongdoing"