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Defense of infancy

Defense of infancy refers to a form of defense by excuse; in which a defendant argues that, at the time a law was broken, they were not criminally liable for their actions, as they had not reached an age of criminal responsibility. Many courts recognize that juvenile defendants may receive mitigated criminal sentence, and should they be young enough, prosecution may not be allowed at all.



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