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Restoring Mens Rea Requirements in Rhode Island

| June 11, 2012

This week, a committee of the Rhode Island Legislature will hear an important overcriminalization bill aimed at restoring mens rea requirements in state criminal law. The Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity has just posted a brief on the issue.


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