infancy defense

Doc's CJ Glossary by Adam J. McKee
Course: Introduction / Criminal Law

The infancy defense a common law doctrine that very young children were incapable of forming a culpable mental state, and thus were not subject to criminal prosecution.

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Criminal Law » Section 2.5 » Infancy

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Last Modified: 06/28/2021


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