Quimbee logo
DMCA.com Protection Status

Involuntary Act

Involuntary Act

Definition

One of the acts listed in Model Penal Code section 2.01(2) as not voluntary and therefore not punishable, namely a reflex or convulsion, a bodily movement performed during unconsciousness or sleep, conduct while under hypnosis or hypnotic suggestion, or some other bodily movement that is not the product of the actor's effort or determination, either consciously or habitual.

Get full access FREE

With a 7-Day free trial membership
Here's why 620,000 law students have relied on our key terms:
  • A complete online legal dictionary of law terms and legal definitions
  • Over 6,900 key terms written in plain English to help you not only understand the law but master it
  • The premier online law dictionary built specifically for law students
  • Easy access in class or on the go, accessible both online and through the Quimbee mobile app
  • Reliable - written by legal professors and practitioners
  • Get instant access to all related rules of law to any specific key term with a Quimbee Study Aid plan

Get full access FREE

With a 7-Day free trial membership