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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insanity

Insanity, craziness, or madness is a spectrum of behaviors characterized by certain abnormal mental or behavioral patterns. Insanity may manifest as violations of societal norms, including a person ... Madness, the non-legal word for insanity, has been recognized throughout history in every known society. Primitive cultures ...

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The definition of legally insane is a legal determination, not a psychological one. However, a psychological analysis plays into this. At times, a person may be ...

legal-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Legally+insane

An insane person can make no contract. Furiosus stipulare non potest nec aliquid negotium agere, qui non intelligit quid agit. An insane person who knows not ...

www.criminallawconsulting.com/blog/when-is-a-defendant-considered-legally-insane

May 17, 2012 ... Under the M'Naghten test, a person is considered legally insane if: ... Under this test, the defendant must have a defect of the mind that makes it ...

www.psychologytoday.com/blog/in-therapy/200907/the-definition-insanity-is

Jul 27, 2009 ... Insanity. n. mental illness of such a severe nature that a person ... by mental health professionals, but the term today is primarily legal, not ...

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How can a person be clinically insane but still be considered legally ... insanity makes it impossible for him to know the difference between right ...

www.cnn.com/videos/justice/2015/02/10/orig-insanity-defense-cevallos-court-plea-cm.cnn

Feb 11, 2015 ... CNN legal analyst Danny Cevallos explains the facts behind the insanity defense .

www.snopes.com/legal/lsdcrazy.asp

Is someone who has taken LSD more than seven times automatically deemed ... When you are legally insane, the State can commit against your will. ... drug trips make up the magic number that supposedly drops one into a padded room.

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-procedure/insanity-defense.html

A criminal defendant who is found to have been legally insane when a crime ... "If a madman or a natural fool, or a lunatic in the time of his lunacy" kills someone, ...