Criminal Law Keyed to Kadish
State v. Baker
Defendant was convicted for of driving his vehicle at 77 mph in a 55 mph zone. Defendant tried to assert at trial that he was operating the car on cruise control and therefore he could not adjust his speed, however the trial judge suppressed the evidence to that effect. Defendant appeals, arguing that even though the charge against him was an absolute liability offense, the state must prove that he acted voluntarily.
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