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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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A Treatise on medical jurisprudence

Francis Wharton - 1860 - 1031 pages
...ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that at the time of committing the act, the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease...or if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wroug."(j) 3d. When the defendant is acting under an insane delusion as to circumstances,...
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The American Law Register, Volume 10

Law - 1862
...595, they say, "it most be clearly proved that at the time of committing the act, the partj accused was laboring under such a defect of reason from disea?*...doing, or if he did know it, that he did not know he *H doing what was wrong." The law as administered in England, to be consistent with itself, must refuse...
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A Digest of New York Statutes and Reports: From the Earliest ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Vaughan Abbott, Austin Abbott - Law reports, digests, etc - 1864
...under such inental disease 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. [2 Greenl. Ev., 878; 10 Clark & Fin., 210; 9 C. & P., 525.] Ib. Gen. Sen., 1816, Clark's Case, 1...
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Lectures on Mental Diseases

William Henry Octavius Sankey - Insanity (Law) - 1866 - 281 pages
...disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing ; or if lie did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." Now, all these modes of determining the question of the existence of mental disease are, and have always...
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Transactions, Volume 6

Homœopathic Medical Society of the State of New York - Homeopathy - 1868
...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. The mode of putting the latter part of the question to the jury on these occasions has generally been,...
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Transactions, Volume 6

Homœopathic Medical Society of the State of New York - Homeopathy - 1868
...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. The mode of putting the latter part of the question to the jury on these occasions has generally been,...
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The Local Courts' and Municipal Gazette, Volume 4

Law - 1868
...Jileim, as illustrative of what he argues is the more enlightened doctrine of the present day : — know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong. If some controlling disease was in truth the acting power within him, which he could not resist, or...
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Chambers's Encyclopaedia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 6

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868
...from disease of 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. Where the party is labouring under an insane delusion as to existing facts, and commits a crime in...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Circuit Court of the United States for ...

United States. Circuit Court (1st Circuit), Nathan Clifford, William Henry Clifford - Law reports, digests, etc - 1869
...ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of committing the act, the accused was laboring under such a defect of reason from disease...or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing wrong ; and it is very doubtful whether our language affords the means of stating the proposition...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 1

Law - 1870
...of insanity, it must be clearly proved, that, at the time of committing 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. The mode of putting the latter part of the question to the jury, on these occasions, has generally...
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