2018 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 - Criminal Procedure
RS 15:444 - Proof of intent unnecessary in statutory crimes; inadmissible evidence

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 15:444 (2018)

PART IV. KNOWLEDGE AND INTENT

§444. Proof of intent unnecessary in statutory crimes; inadmissible evidence

If a statute has made it a crime to do a particular act, no further proof of intent is required than that accused voluntarily did the act; and any evidence that he did not know such act to be forbidden by law is inadmissible.

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