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" ... 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... "
Publications - Nebraska State Historical Society - Page 509
by Nebraska State Historical Society - 1905
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The mystery of murder, and its defence [first appeared in the Law review for ...

Samuel Warren - 1855
...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. The mode of putting the latter part of the question to the jury, on these occasions, has generally...
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The Law Magazine Or Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 55

Law - 1856
...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." If the accused was conscious that the act in question was one which he ought not to do, and if that...
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Trial of Charles B. Huntington for Forgery: Principal Defence: Insanity

Charles Benjamin Huntington, James T. Roberts, Adolphus Frederick Warburton - Electronic books - 1857 - 480 pages
...instructed that it moat be clearly proved, that at the time of committing the act, the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease...doing— or if he did know it, that he did not know he wu doing wrong. I will not occupy your time by referring to other cases. I refer your Honor to Pyne's...
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The Eclectic Medical Journal, Volume 16

1857
...from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality r,f the act he was doing, or if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." (1 Car. & Kir. 134; 8 Scott, NR 595.) The Doctor makes quite free with this opinion of the English...
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The Cincinnati Lancet and Observer, Volume 19; Volume 37

Medicine - 1876
...the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proven that at the time of committing the act the accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong. At the time this rule was announced, Lord Brougham objected to it because it was left doubtful whether...
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Practice Reports in the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, Volume 15

Nathan Howard, New York (State). Supreme Court - Civil procedure - 1858
...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...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." I can see no point of the preceding reasoning, in support of the charge, which is not completely covered...
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Reports of Decisions in Criminal Cases Made at Term at Chambers ..., Volume 3

Amasa Junius Parker - Criminal law - 1858
...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...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." I can see no point of the preceding The People v. McCann. reasoning in support of the charge which...
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The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a ..., Volumes 27-28

Medicine - 1858
...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...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong. Thirdly, if a person under a partial delusion only, and not in other respects insane, commits an offence...
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A Handy Book on Criminal Law: Applicable Chiefly to Commercial Transactions

William Campbell Sleigh - Commercial law - 1858 - 168 pages
...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." It only remains for me to remark, that intoxication is no excuse for the commission of crime. If, therefore,...
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The Journal of Psychological Medicine and Mental Pathology, Volume 11

1858
...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. 3rd. If a person under a partial delusion only, and not in other respects insane, commits an offence...
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