The Court Determined That Godfrey Could Not Be Held Responsible
The court determined that Godfrey could not be held responsible for his crime because he did not know that his actions were wrong.The governing rule in such a case is the
B)uncontrollable impulse rule.
D)American Law Institute (ALI)rule.
The doctrine that a person must have a "guilty mind" is known as ________ in Latin.
Which of the following did Dan White's lawyers claim influenced his act of passion that resulted in the death of his victims?
B)Large amounts of junk food
C)Guilty but mentally ill
D)Obsession with an actress
A major problem in applying the M'Naghten rule to the insanity defense is determining:
A)the definition of innocence.
B)the definition of a guilty mind.
C)the definition of the state of mind.
D)the definition of a disease of the mind.