Ignorance of the law is no excuse
This page is about the saying "Ignorance of the law is no excuse"
It is no defence to say that we didn't know that something we did was illegal.
ignorance (noun) = lack of knowledge | the law (noun) = the system of rules recognized and enforced in a particular country | excuse (noun) = a reason or explanation given to defend a (wrong) action
If "ignorance of the law is no excuse", a judge is most likely to find someone not-guilty if he can prove that
Contributor: Josef Essberger