May 5, 2010
By Brian W. Walsh and Tiffany M. Joslyn
About the Organizations
Criminal Punishment Requires Culpability and Fair Notice
The Proliferation of Criminal Offenses with Inadequate Mens Rea Requirements Undermines Federal Criminal Law
Rationale and Summary of Methodology
Mens Rea Data Analysis, Calculations, and Findings
Conclusions on the Legislative Process
Ending the Trend: Federal Criminal Law Reforms
The Mens Rea Analysis
PRESS CONFERENCE: Sponsored by Congressmen Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Louie Gohmert (R-TX) Heritage/NACDL Releasing Legislative Report: Congress Is Eroding Criminal Intent May 5, 2010 EVENT: Without IntentHow Congress Is Eroding the Criminal Intent Requirement in Federal LawMay 24, 2010
Brian W. Walsh
Senior Legal Research Fellow
Read More >>
Tiffany M. Joslyn
Heritage's daily Morning Bell e-mail keeps you updated on the ongoing policy battles in Washington and around the country.
The subscription is free and delivers you the latest conservative policy perspectives on the news each weekday--straight from Heritage experts.
The Morning Bell is your daily wake-up call offering a fresh, conservative analysis of the news.
More than 200,000 Americans rely on Heritage's Morning Bell to stay up to date on the policy battles that affect them.
Rush Limbaugh says "The Heritage Foundation's Morning Bell is just terrific!"
Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) says it's "a great way to start the day for any conservative who wants to get America back on track."
Sign up to start your free subscription today!
The Heritage Foundation is the nation’s most broadly supported public policy research institute, with hundreds of thousands of individual, foundation and corporate donors. Heritage, founded in February 1973, has a staff of 275 and an annual expense budget of $82.4 million.
Our mission is to formulate and promote conservative public policies based on the principles of free enterprise, limited government, individual freedom, traditional American values, and a strong national defense. Read More
© 2014, The Heritage Foundation Conservative policy research since 1973