The Model Penal Code identifies five levels of culpable states of mind significant to criminal liability. Professor Robinson reviews the evolution and refinement of those distinctions and considers current and future implications of viewing the Model Penal Code scheme as one stage in a continuing development.
criminal code, history, model penal code, Anglo-Saxon code
Hastings Law Journal
Robinson, Paul H., "A Brief History of Distinctions in Criminal Culpability" (1980). All Faculty Scholarship. 631.