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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 ...

Legally insane legal definition of Legally insane - Legal Dictionary

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insanity. n. 1) mental illness of such a severe nature that a person cannot distinguish fantasy from reality, cannot conduct her/his affairs due to psychosis, or is ...

Insanity - Legal Dictionary | Law.com

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insanity. n. mental illness of such a severe nature that a person cannot distinguish fantasy from reality, cannot conduct her/his affairs due to psychosis, or is ...

What makes someone legally insane? - CNN Video - CNN.com

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

Myth - Take LSD 7 Times and You're Legally Insane? - Erowid

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... in the 1980s, is that "Taking LSD seven times makes you legally insane. ... of mental illness based solely on a person's past use of LSD or any other drug.2.

The Insanity Defense | Legally Insane

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"Legally Insane" is a legal term, not a psychological or medical term. ... Mens rea is vital to charge and convict someone of a crime. ... This rule makes it clear that any “mental disease or defect” does not include the manifestation of mental ...

The Definition of Insanity is... | Psychology Today

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Jul 27, 2009 ... It's informed by mental health professionals, but the term today is primarily legal, not psychological. ... The definition of insanity doesn't have anything to do with jogging. ... Or someone working to systematically overcome shyness, build .... 1) The addition of "failed method" makes an assumptive a...

LSD Insanity : snopes.com

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Jul 17, 2013 ... Is someone who has taken LSD more than seven times automatically deemed legally insane?

Insanity defense | Wex Legal Dictionary / Encyclopedia | LII / Legal ...

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A person accused of a crime can acknowledge that they committed the crime, but ... In the 18th century, the legal standards for the insanity defense were varied.

If a person doesn't sleep for three days, does he/she become legally ...

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Aug 4, 2008 ... If a person doesn't sleep for three days, does he/she become legally insane? Asks Nicole ... If I stave off sleep long enough, will I go insane?

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When Is a Defendant Considered Legally Insane? - All Things ...

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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 ...

Insanity Defense - FindLaw

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A criminal defendant who is found to have been legally insane when a crime was ... in the time of his lunacy" kills someone, they cannot be held accountable.

What does it mean to be legally "insane"? - Guides - Avvo

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Apr 14, 2010 ... As a starting point, Illinois law states a person is insane if, at the time of a ... Additional information on what it means to be legally insane in the ...