Mistake of Fact - Specific Intent General Intent Strict...

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Mistake of Fact Strict Liability Specific Intent General Intent No mistake of fact is a defense to a strict liability offense. Good Faith Elemental Analysis (Negates mens rea ) (Mistake must be reasonable if the mens rea is Negligent, otherwise just good faith) Reasonable Good Faith Type of Crime Requirement
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Unformatted text preview: Specific Intent General Intent Strict Liability Does the mistake negate the mens rea? (Different Law Mistake or Legislature made knowledge of an attendant circumstance an element of the crime (rare).) Reasonable Reliance on an Official Statement Lambert Principle (Due Process/ Fair notice)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2008 for the course LAW 1010 taught by Professor Cavanaugh during the Spring '00 term at St. Johns Duplicate.

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