Ignorance of the Law is No Excuse
Definition of Ignorance of the Law is no Excuse
The Canada social science dictionary  provides the following meaning of Ignorance of the Law is no Excuse: A fundamental principle of criminal law is that individuals may not offer the legal defence that they were unaware that their acts were designated as criminal under the law. All citizens are presumed to know the law.
Ignorance of the Law is no Excuse: Resources
Notes and References
- Drislane, R., & Parkinson, G. (2016). (Concept of) Ignorance of the Law is no Excuse. Online dictionary of the social sciences. Open University of Canada