What is the test for a defendant to be found guilty of a strict liability offence?

California, United States of America


The following excerpt is from People v. Bailey, F069734 (Cal. App. 2016):

3. "Strict liability offenses eliminate the 'requirement of mens rea; that is, the requirement of a "guilty mind" with respect to an element of a crime.'" (People v. Rubalcava, supra, 23 Cal.4th at p. 331.)

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