Quantcast
Home / Top Legal News / Insanity defense is choice of defendant (access required)

Insanity defense is choice of defendant (access required)

  In a case of first impression, the state Court of Appeals held Nov. 21 that the only individual who can make the decision to plead not guilty by reason of insanity is the defendant herself. The issue is one that has divided courts in other jurisdictions, but the panel in State v. Payne was unanimous ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*