Thursday, January 21, 2016

Senate Seeks Path Through Criminal-Justice Minefield

The relentless Republican push for “mens rea” reform continues on Capitol Hill. The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing Wednesday titled, “The Adequacy of Criminal Intent Standards in Federal Prosecutions.” It’s another sign that “mens rea” reform is linked to the larger Congressional debate over sentencing reform.

More:  http://www.nationaljournal.com/s/383319/senate-seeks-path-through-criminal-justice-minefield


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