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Criminals are still criminals no matter their mental state. Criminals, "insane" or not , still committed the crime at the end of the day and deserve punishment.


Jul 17, 2015 ... The insanity defense is raised in less than 1% of felony cases, and it's only ... four other states followed suit and abolished the defense: Utah, Kansas, Idaho and ... Should our legal definition and recognition of illness and brain ...


SZASZ: I'm Thomas Szasz, professor of psychiatry emeritus at State. University in New York. My belief that the insanity defense should be abolished is based ...


Though the insanity defense is rarely invoked in criminal trials, it remains a ... If a person commits a criminal act, that person should be convicted. Mental ... which abolish the insanity defense and replace it with a new verdict of guilty but insane.


Should the Insanity Defense be Abolished - An. Introduction to the Debate. Norval Morris. University of Chicago Law School. Richard Bonnie. University of ...


the appropriateness of any insanity-defense formula as well as efforts to evalu- ..... the standards to be applied in deciding whether" an individual should be.


... Supreme Court that said abolishing the insanity defense does not violate the .... This court should make clear that its decision {in 1992} does not cast doubt ...


answerable for their actions, they should not be permitted ... defense of insanity is a trap for the insane, and a way .... Should Insanity Defense Be Abolished?


Jan 21, 2011 ... Should the insanity defense be reconsidered in light of the Tucson shootings? Could eliminating the insanity defense actually strengthen the ...


This is too complicated a question to answer here. I suggest you run a Google search. In my opinion the insanity defense should not be ...