Read the original report published in May 2010: Without Intent: How Congress Is Eroding the Criminal Intent Requirement in Federal Law
Learn more about NACDL's work on overcriminalization
- Heritage Foundation and National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers: More Progress Needed to Safeguard the Intent Requirement in Federal Criminal Law, NACDL & The Heritage Foundation News Release, December 13, 2021
- Heritage Foundation and NACDL release "Without Intent Revisited: Assessing the Intent Requirement in Federal Criminal Law 10 Years Later", by Douglas A. Berman, Sentencing Law and Policy Blog, December 13, 2021
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