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Insanity defense - Wikipedia

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

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 ...

not guilty by reason of insanity | Wex Legal Dictionary ...

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A jury that agrees with this plea may find the defendant not guilty by reason of insanity, but usually the defendant faces civil commitment proceedings if the ...

Is this patient not guilty by reason of insanity? | Current Psychiatry

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“Sanity” is a legal—not clinical—term related to a plea of “not guilty by reason of insanity.” A sanity evaluation—a mental health professional's specialized ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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?

Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity Law and Legal Definition | USLegal ...

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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 ...

How to Plead Insanity | Psychology Today

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Nov 12, 2014 ... ... who beat his little brother to death have in common? Each has been found "not guilty by reason of insanity" within the past three months.