*Insanity Defense Reform Act

... assuming the insanity defense was raised). Following the Act's enactment, the defendant has the burden of proving insanity by " ... The Insanity Defense Reform Act of 1984 amended the United States federal laws governing defendants with mental diseases or ... Prior to the enactment of the law, the federal standard for "insanity" was that the government had to prove a defendant's ... 1986). Lawrence Zelic Freedman (Mar 1983), The Politics of Insanity: Law, Crime, and Human Responsibility, 4 (1), Political ...

*Murder

"Insanity Defenses - Consequences". Retrieved 31 July 2017. Friedman, SH. "Commentary: Postpartum Psychosis, Infanticide, and ... The United States does not have such a law, but mentally ill mothers may plead not guilty by reason of insanity." In the law of ... A criminal defendant is often presented with the option of pleading "not guilty by reason of insanity." Thus, a finding of ... The so-called "Twinkie defense"). See Murder (English law). "Crimes Act of 1900, Sec. 19B, Mandatory life sentences for murder ...

*Andrea Yates

Primetime, Insanity Verdict, Insanity Defense. Secrets and Lies: The American Imposter, The American Imposter Tells All, ABC ... Keram, Emily A. The Insanity Defense and Game Theory: Reflections on Texas v.Yates (2002), Vol. 30, No. 4, Journal of the ... In March 2002, a jury rejected the insanity defense and found her guilty. Although the prosecution had sought the death penalty ... in order to successfully assert the insanity defense, the defendant must prove that he or she could not discern right from ...

*Irresistible impulse

... a crime of insanity: insanity on trial: a brief history". PBS. Retrieved 2007-01-30. Mark Gado. "All about the insanity defense ... In criminal law, irresistible impulse is a defense by excuse, in this case some sort of insanity, in which the defendant argues ... ". "Irresistible impulse" can be pleaded only under the defense of diminished responsibility, not under the defense of insanity ... In 1994, Lorena Bobbitt was found not guilty when her defense argued that an irresistible impulse led her to cut off her ...

*List of Stuff You Should Know episodes (2013)

Uses of the Insanity Defense. HowStuffWorks. Retrieved 2016-03-17. How Magnets Work. HowStuffWorks. Retrieved 2016-03-17. What ...

*Criminal Lunatics Act 1800

Walker, N. (1985). "The Insanity Defense before 1800". The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 477 ... Before 1800, if a defendant was acquitted on the grounds of insanity, he was simply allowed to go free because there was no law ... Because a ruling in favour of a plea of insanity was basically equated with a verdict of not guilty, it was generally very ... The consensus among law officials of the time was that madness had to be "obvious and overwhelming" before a plea of insanity ...

*William T. Carpenter

... www.nytimes.com/roomfordebate/2011/01/20/who-qualifies-for-the-insanity-defense/the-insanity-defense-has-little-to-do-with- ... Who Qualifies for the Insanity Defense?, Little To Do With Science, The New York Times, January 20, 2011, updated January 21, ... As the defense psychiatrist, Carpenter interviewed Hinckley for a total of 45 hours and took the stand at the trial to provide ... Hinkley was found not guilty by reason of insanity. Carpenter's testimony is credited with giving the field of psychiatry new ...

*Michael L. Perlin

ISBN 978-1-59460-210-8. Perlin, Michael L (1994). The jurisprudence of the insanity defense. Durham, N.C.: Carolina Academic ... in cases where the insanity defense is being used. Perlin has written extensively about "sanism", a concept created from the ... Perlin started practicing law in New Jersey, US as a public criminal defense lawyer and mental health advocate for people with ...

*People v. Serravo

The Immutable Command Meets the Unknowable Mind: Deific Decree Claims and the Insanity Defense after People v. Serravo, ME ... UL Rev., 1992 Conceptual Ambiguities in the Insanity Defense: State v. Wilson and the New Wrongfulness Standard, BV Ranade, ... Serravo's attorney raised the insanity defense. The prosecution forensic psychiatrist found Serravo sane because while he ... as it appears in the M'Naghten rule for the insanity defense. The question before the court was whether "incapable of ...

*Harrison W. Noel

A strong insanity defense was waged. He was tried in the Essex oyer and terminer and found guilty with no recommendation from ... He was condemned to death but the sentence was upended on appeal by reason of insanity. Noel was committed to an institution ... Testimony by Three Alienists, Cornell Daily Sun, 1 October 1925 State v Noel, 133 A 274 (1926). "Insanity Claimed in Noel ... There was also strong public sentiment against insanity pleas. ...

*Roland Sundahl

An unsuccessful insanity defense was given. A psychiatric evaluation concluded that Sundahl tended to withdraw from people into ...

*Esteban Carpio

The jury rejected Carpio's insanity defense; he was sentenced to life in prison without parole. Smith, Gregory (2006-06-28). " ...

*David B. Wexler

National Commission on the Insanity Defense, member; International Academy of Law and Mental Health, Vice President; New York ...

*Sanity

In this connection Erich Fromm referred to the "pathology of normalcy." Insanity defense Rationalism Sanism Anderson, Steven W ... Sanity (from Latin: sānitās) refers to the soundness, rationality and healthiness of the human mind, as opposed to insanity. A ... Hence, the widespread assumption that we can grasp reality through language involves a degree of insanity. Psychiatrist Philip ... Furthermore, as Korzybski has pointed out repeatedly, insanity to various degrees is widespread in the general population, ...

*Abraham S. Goldstein

His publications included The Insanity Defense (1967); The Myth of Judicial Supervision on Three Inquisitorial Systems (1977); ... In 1970 he also served on the sponsoring board of the Lawyers Military Defense Committee, an organization providing free ...

*Kenneth Chiacchia

"Insanity Defense," Gale Encyclopedia of Psychology, 2nd ed. Gale Group, 2001. Chiacchia KB. Quantitation of the class I ...

*1993 Long Island Rail Road shooting

Under New York state law, an insanity defense would require Ferguson's lawyers to prove he suffers from a mental disease or ... Article; Time Magazine Kuby, Ron; Kunstler, William (April 28, 1994). "An Insanity Defense In L.I.R.R. Massacre". The New York ... On September 20, 1994, Kunstler and Kuby filed notice that they would pursue an insanity defense despite the objections of ... Kunstler and Kuby proposed an innovative defense that Ferguson had been driven to temporary insanity by a psychiatric condition ...

*Archuleta v. Hedrick

His appeal challenged this confinement and "forced treatment", requested a withdrawal of his original insanity defense, and ... such as whether an insanity defense can be withdrawn upon appeal, have not been settled. The court vacated the dismissal order ... He also requested to withdraw his insanity defense. At the district court level, the counsel for both parties agreed to court's ... "Federal Insanity Acquittees". Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Online. www.jaapl.org. 33 (1): 126. ...

*Sheila LaBarre

"Insanity defense: LaBarre pleads not guilty in 2 murders". SeacoastOnline.com. Retrieved 2014-08-01. "Dover NH, Rochester NH, ... "Insanity defense: LaBarre pleads not guilty in two murders". SeacoastOnline.com. Retrieved 2014-08-01. "Dover NH, Rochester NH ... LaBarre pleaded not guilty to murdering Countie and Deloge on the grounds of insanity. Her defense attorney described her as a ... Her plea of not guilty by reason of insanity was rejected by the jury. They found her guilty and LaBarre was sentenced to life ...

*Banita Jacks

Weisberg rejected a defense motion calling into question Jacks' earlier refusal to use an insanity defense. He also rejected ... Jacks pled not guilty and rejected an insanity defense. The verdict, guilty on all charges except the first-degree murder of ... Alexander, Keith L. "Jacks Defense Denies Guilt As Grim Tale Opens Trial." The Washington Post, 2009-07-16. Alexander, Keith L ... the defense's suggestion that the sentences should run concurrently. Two days following the discovery of the dead bodies of the ...

*2016 Kalamazoo shootings

After he was found competent to stand trial, Dalton's lawyers planned a legal insanity defense for their client. Hours before ... On June 6, following a pretrial conference, Dalton's attorneys announced their plans to present a legal insanity defense for ... Christensen, Trace (June 6, 2016). "Insanity defense planned for Jason Dalton in Kalamazoo shootings". Detroit Free Press. ... "Prosecutor: Jason Dalton will plead insanity". WOOD-TV. June 6, 2016. Retrieved June 8, 2016. "Latest: Michigan Community Holds ...

*People v. Drew

Foundation Press, NY: 2004, p. 593 The Insanity Defense. Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 36, 1596. 2004.. ... was a case decided by the California Supreme Court that abandoned the M'Naghten Rules of the criminal insanity defense in favor ...

*John Bellingham

ISBN 978-0-7524-7805-0. Robinson, Daniel N. (4 July 2013). "The Insanity Defense as a History of Mental Disorder". The Oxford ...

*Trial of Lunatics Act 1883

White, Stephen (1985). "The Insanity Defense in England and Wales Since 1843". Annals of the American Academy of Political and ... "Criminal law; insanity -- R v Burgess". Law Society Gazette. 22 May 1991. Retrieved 2011-07-18. The Royal Commission on Capital ... Crotty, Homer D. (1924). "The History of Insanity as a Defence to Crime in English Criminal Law". California Law Review. ... Criminal Lunatics Act 1800 Insanity in English law Text of the Trial of Lunatics Act 1883. ...

*Timeline of disability rights outside the United States

... in the M'Naghten rule for an insanity defense. The M'naghten rule included that a person was not guilty because of insanity if ... The trial judge thus refused to let the insanity defense go to the jury and this decision was upheld on appeal. 1954 - The ... White, Stephen (1985). "The Insanity Defense in England and Wales Since 1843". Annals of the American Academy of Political and ... is any variant of the 1840s jury instruction in a criminal case when there is a defense of insanity: "that every man is to be ...

*Trigant Burrow

The Social Basis of Consciousness, London 1927 The Structure of Insanity, London, 1932 The Biology of Human Conflict, New York ... adherence to social conventions and considerable utilization of defense mechanisms. In Trigant Burrow's eyes acknowledging this ...