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The insanity defense, also known as the mental disorder defense, is a defense by excuse in .... Those found to have been not guilty by reason of mental disorder or insanity are generally then requir...

Not guilty by reason of insanity - Legal Information Institute

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An important distinction: "Not guilty by reason of insanity" and "diminished capacity". Although a defense known as "diminished capacity" bears some ...

How to Plead Insanity | Psychology Today

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Nov 12, 2014 ... [1] Last month, a California man who shot his estranged wife's friend and beat her severely was found not guilty by reason of insanity.[2] Just last ...

A Crime Of Insanity - Insanity On Trial | FRONTLINE | PBS

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The insanity defense has nothing to do with a defendant's current mental status; to be found not guilty by reason of insanity, a judge or jury must evaluate the ...

Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity Law & Legal Definition

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Not guilty by reason of insanity is a plea by a criminal defendant who admits the criminal act, but claims he/she was so mentally disturbed at the time of the crime  ...

Pleading Insanity Defense: Mentally Ill Criminal Defense | Criminal ...

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When defendants plead not guilty by reason of insanity, they are asserting an affirmative defense—that is, they admit that they committed a criminal act, but seek ...

Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity - Japan Society of Clinical Chemistry

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James Holmes allowed to plead not guilty by reason of insanity ...

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Apr 29, 2016 ... James Holmes, left, and his defense attorney, Daniel King, in court Tuesday morning June 4, 2013 for an advisement hearing at the Arapahoe ...

Not guilty by reason of insanity defense - Mental Illness Policy Org

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Not guilty by reason of insanity is an inadequate remedy to violence by individuals with mental illness. It is only attempted in 1% of all murder charges, and it is ...

The Hinckley Trial and the Insanity Defense

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Before the 1970's, the public outcry over a jury finding a person "not guilty by reason of insanity" ("NGRI") was not nearly as great as it is today. In that time period ...

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Definition of not guilty by reason of insanity in the Legal Dictionary - by Free online English dictionary and encyclopedia. What is not guilty by reason of insanity?

Insanity Defense - FindLaw

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A criminal defendant who is found to have been legally insane when he or she committed a crime may be found not guilty by reason of insanity. In some cases ...

What does not guilty by reason of insanity mean? | HowStuffWorks

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In movies and on television shows, a standard legal defense for a criminal defendant is insanity or temporary insanity. We also hear about this from time to time ...