NACDL News: NACDL Calls for Strong Intent Requirements in Federal Criminal Law

On July 19, 2013, the newly created Congressional Task Force on Overcriminalization held its second hearing, this one focused on “Mens Rea: The Need for a Meaningful Intent Requirement in Federal Criminal Law.” NACDL Executive Director Norman L. Reimer was one of two witnesses appearing before the task force on July 19. The other witness was Georgetown Law School Visiting Professor John S. Baker, Jr.