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Should The Insanity Defense Be Abolished? - The Thomas S. Szasz ...

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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 ...

Insanity defense? Forget about it (Opinion) - CNN.com

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Feb 12, 2015 ... Trials of James Holmes and Eddie Routh invoked insanity defense; Danny .... four other states followed suit and abolished the defense: Utah, Kansas, Idaho and ..... "Insanity" should not even be a defense in felony cases.

Should the Insanity Defense be Abolished - EngagedScholarship ...

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or abolition of the insanity defense, 3 but prestigious professional ... to rethinking the notion that an actor's mental illness should have significance for the nature ...

11 » UF Professor Of Law, Psychiatry: Eliminate Insanity Defense ...

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Nov 6, 2000 ... “I'm not one of those people who feels that the insanity defense should be abolished because defendants are bamboozling juries,” Slobogin ...

Insanity Defense - Is There A Need For The Insanity Defense ...

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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.

Abolish the “Insanity Defense”—Why Not? - Yale Law School Legal ...

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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.

Washingtonpost.com: The Insanity Defense

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Mar 29, 1994 ... The insanity defense, adopted from centuries-old English law, arose from the ... Harris said yesterday that state lawmakers abolished the insanity defense ... This court should make clear that its decision {in 1992} does not cast ...

U.S. ATTORNEY SEEKS END OF INSANITY DEFENSE PLEA ...

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Aug 7, 1982 ... ''The insanity defense should be eliminated in Federal criminal ... ground'' by abolishing the defense plea of insanity in Federal criminal cases.

ISSUE AND DEBATE last November - THE PLEA OF INSANITY ...

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Jul 27, 1981 ... The decades-old debate over whether insanity should remain a defense ... Most of those who advocate abolishing the insanity defense do not ...

Should insanity defense be abolished? - Q&A - Avvo

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Dec 1, 2013 ... 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 ...

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Should the insanity defense be abolished? | Debate.org

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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.

Insanity Defense Pros and Cons | APECSEC.org

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Mar 31, 2014 ... A study revealed that of all court cases, the insanity defense is only ... insanity plea as a defense or is it necessary that they should abolish it?

Abolish the Insanity Defense - Idea Riff

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Oct 26, 2012 ... The insanity defense should be abolished. It is not possible to prove that someone did not know the difference between right and wrong when ...