LA §14:16. Mistake of fact

LA §14:16. Mistake of fact

State: Louisiana

Louisiana Revised Statutes (L.R.S.) 2016
§14:16. Mistake of fact

Unless there is a provision to the contrary in the definition of a crime, reasonable ignorance of fact or mistake of fact which precludes the presence of any mental element required in that crime is a defense to any prosecution for that crime.

 

Updated: 7/12/2017

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