NM NMRA 14-5121. Ignorance or mistake of fact.

NM NMRA 14-5121. Ignorance or mistake of fact.

State: New Mexico

New Mexico Rules Annotated (NMRA)

14-5121. Ignorance or mistake of fact.

Evidence has been presented that the defendant was [ignorant of] [mistaken about] the law which he is accused of violating. When a person voluntarily does that which the law forbids and declares to be a crime, it is no defense that he did not know that his act was unlawful or that he believed it to be lawful.

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