Tag : insanity defense

Righteous Insanity Defense

Persons being tried for murder should be able to use an insanity defense because it is unrighteous for society to punish those whom are “under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act[s] [they] [committed] or, if [they] did know the quality of the act, that [they] did not know that what [they] [were] doing was wrong (PA Code Title 18, 315).” Society does punish heinous conduct […]