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ANONYMOUS Wrongdoing generally requires two elements: a guilty act, actus reus, and a guilty mind, mens rea.
Most significantly, the government contends that Lee had the necessary mens rea — the criminal-intent element — to commit the felony retention offense.
Reimer said when asked about concerns that mens rea reform would help companies evade regulatory charges.
This time mens rea reform proponents have gone out of their way to enlist the support of left-leaning criminal-defense attorneys.
The office of Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy, another Democrat on the Judiciary Committee, said any mens rea reform would need to be narrowly tailored, not comprehensive and retroactive.
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