Use of the defense "insanity”-Criminal Law

Jun 17th, 2015
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The insanity defense is based on claims of mental illness or mental incapacity. It has very little to do with psychological or psychiatric understandings of mental illness.

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https://www.studypool.com/free/148821/1-to-2-page-paper-in-criminal-law?item=9Your nameYour Instructors nameCourse numberUniversity nameDate:Use of the defense "insanity-Criminal LawThe insanity defense is based on claims of mental illness or mental incapacity. It has very little to do with psychological or psychiatric understandings of mental illness. Although the insanity defense is not used quite often, it did not always exist. Before the existence of the insanity defense, those who were considered insane and committed crimes were tried and sentenced as a normal pers

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