Absence of mens rea
The basic principle of criminal law is that a person cannot be punished for a crime when he didn't have the intention to commit it.
written: 12:19 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009
That is why criminal negligence doesn't strictly fall into the confines of criminal law; that is why some find criminal negligence controversial.
Mens rea + actus reus = crime.
That is all.
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