2019 Alaska Statutes
Title 11. Criminal Law
Chapter 81. General Provisions
Article 1. General Purposes.
Sec. 11.81.100. General purposes.

Universal Citation: AK Stat § 11.81.100 (2019)

The general purposes of this title are to

(1) proscribe conduct that unjustifiably and inexcusably causes or threatens substantial harm to individual or public interests;

(2) give fair warning of the nature of the conduct constituting an offense;

(3) define the act or omission and accompanying culpable mental state that constitute each offense and limit the condemnation of conduct as criminal when it is without fault; and

(4) differentiate on reasonable grounds between serious and minor offenses.

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