specific intent crime


specific intent crime
Crime in which defendant must not only intend the act charged, but also intend to violate law. U.S. v. Birkenstock, C.A.Wis., 823 F.2d 1026, 1028.
One in which a particular intent is a necessary element of the crime itself. Russell v. State, Fla.App., 373 So.2d 97, 98.
See also mens rea

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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