Encyclopedia > Strict liability

  Article Content

Strict liability

Strict liability is an attribute of some crimes. Crimes which require no mens rea are considered to be of strict liability. These are offenses in which to do anything wrong is considered blameworthy, regardless of intent. Many traffic offenses are strict liability crimes. Statutory rape is also often considered to be a crime of strict liability.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
TLAs from MAA to PZZ

... NCS NCT[?] NCU[?] NCV[?] NCW[?] NCX[?] NCY[?] NCZ[?] NDA NDB[?] NDC NDD[?] NDE NDF[?] NDG[?] NDH[?] NDI[?] NDJ[?] NDK[?] NDL[?] NDM[?] NDN[?] NDO[?] NDP NDQ[?] NDR[?] ...