WILLFUL BLINDNESS

WILLFUL BLINDNESS

willful blindness. Deliberate avoidance of knowledge of a crime, esp. by failing to make a reasonable inquiry about suspected wrongdoing despite being aware that it is highly probable. ? A person acts with willful blindness, for example, by deliberately refusing to look inside an unmarked package after being paid by a known drug dealer to deliver it. Willful blindness creates an inference of knowledge of the crime in question. See Model Penal Code ¡ì

2. [Cases: Criminal Law 20, 314. C.J.S. Criminal Law ¡ì¡ì 31¨C33, 35¨C39, 700; Negligence ¡ì 913.]


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