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Prosecutors, judges, defense lawyers ignore TN ‘guilty mind’ law

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Prisoners in Hamilton County often have been convicted without the state proving criminal intent for their acts. (Photo Wrcbtv.com)A dirty state secret: Ignore “guilty mind.” Culpable intent is required by Tennessee law, but judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys reject it. (Courtesy Noogaradio 92.7) 2 words from judges Poole, Statom could solve jail crowding crisis today  2 judges duck tough questions about ‘mens rea’ reform

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