Transferred Intent: An Inquiry into the Nature of Criminal Culpability

21 Pages Posted: 9 Oct 2018 Last revised: 1 Dec 2019

Date Written: July 3, 1998

Abstract

This article critically examines the criminal law doctrine of transferred intent. It concludes that doctrine cannot be squared with the criminal law's commitment to punishing for harms culpably caused.

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Keywords: transferred intent, criminal law, justice, responsibility

JEL Classification: K14

Suggested Citation

Dillof, Anthony, Transferred Intent: An Inquiry into the Nature of Criminal Culpability (July 3, 1998). Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 1, p. 501, 1998, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3207894

Anthony Dillof (Contact Author)

Wayne State Univerity Law School ( email )

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Detroit, MI 48202
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