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Regina v. Prince
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Regina v. Prince
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Defendant was convicted for taking a 14-year-old unmarried girl out of the possession and without the consent of her parents. At trial, the jury found that although the girl was 14 at the time, she had told Defendant and he had reasonably believed that she was 18. The statute he was convicted under was silent as to the mental state required to make the act a crime. Defendant appeals.
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