Working Papers of the National Commission on Reform of Federal Criminal Laws Relating to the Study Draft of the New Federal Criminal Code, Volume 1
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1970 - Criminal law
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Page 227 - ... to establish a defense on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing ; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Page 633 - Any of the district courts of the United States within the jurisdiction of which such inquiry is carried on...
Page 351 - Whoever, having devised or intending to devise any scheme or artifice to defraud, or for obtaining money or property by means of false or fraudulent pretenses, representations, or promises...
Page 341 - We think, that in all cases of this nature, the law has invested Courts of justice with the authority to discharge a jury from giving any verdict, whenever, in their opinion, taking all the circumstances into consideration, there is a manifest necessity for the act, or "the ends of public justice would otherwise be defeated.
Page 632 - Such attendance of witnesses, and the production of such documentary evidence, may be required from any place in the United States, at any designated place of hearing.
Page 344 - Every citizen of the United States is also a citizen of a state or territory. He may be said to owe allegiance to two sovereigns, and may be liable to punishment for an infraction of the laws of either. The same act may be an offense or transgression of the laws of both.
Page 501 - ... detention, or any act of depredation, committed for private ends by the crew or the passengers of a private ship or a private aircraft, and directed...
Page 228 - It is simply that an accused is not criminally responsible if his unlawful act was the product of mental disease or mental defect.