The United States of America

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This chapter looks at the domestic law around the concept of fault in the United States of America, regarding issues such as philosophical and theoretical principles, the influence of feminist and queer theory, the place of fault in the offence structure, forms of fault (intent, recklessness, negligence, constructive liability, strict liability), and reverse burdens of proof. Specific issues include exemptions from fault such as mistake of fact, transferred malice, mistake of law, insanity, diminished responsibility, loss of control, and any special rules applicable to children and juvenile offenders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFault in Criminal Law
Subtitle of host publicationA Research Companion
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages33
ISBN (Electronic)9781000630497
ISBN (Print)9781032245362
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Social Sciences(all)


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