Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center
June 1, 2011
OXFORD HANDBOOK ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF THE CRIMINAL LAW, p. 299, John Deigh & David Dolinko, eds., Oxford University Press, 2011
We explicate and evaluate arguments both for and against the insanity defense itself, different versions of the insanity defense (M'Naghten, Model Penal Code, and Durham (or Product)), the Irresistible Impulse rule, and various reform proposals.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 38
Keywords: insanity defense, M'Naghten, Model Penal Code, Durham, Product test, Parsons rule, irresistible impulse, loss of control, wrongfulness, irrationality, mental disease, mental illness, deific decree delusion
Date posted: November 30, 2011 ; Last revised: January 9, 2015