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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 Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the ..., Volume 2

John Bouvier - Law - 1870
...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...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." In regard to this criterion, it is enough to say that had it been •always used it would have produced...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 1

Law - 1870
...of insanity, it must bo 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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St.Andrews Medical Graduates Association.Transactions,1869

Leonard W. Sedgwick,Edited By - 1870
...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." They are also of opinion that notwithstanding a person labouring under "partial delusions only, and...
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Chambers's Encyclopędia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for ..., Volume 6

Ephraim Chambers - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1870
...from disease of mind, as not to know tho 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 lalxniriug under an insane delusion as to existing facts, and commits a crime in...
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The Medical Times and Gazette: A Journal of Medical Science ..., Volume 2

1871
...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. The mode of putting the latter part of the question to the jury on these occasions has generally been,...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 36

Science - 1890
...the 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...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." Now, it is obvious that under this ruling, if I may call it so, are included a large number of cases...
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The Dublin Journal of Medical Science, Volume 55

Medicine - 1873
...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." But this test is untrustworthy. There are, of course, lunatics in whom the moral sense is blunt or...
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The Institutes of English Public Law: Embracing an Outline of General ...

David Nasmith - Conflict of laws - 1873 - 455 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.'* Dementia affectata, produced by the vice of drunkenness, does not excuse the commission of any crime.5...
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The Popular Science Monthly, Volume 5

Science - 1874
...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...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." It will not escape attention that the question of right anil wrong in the abstract was here abandoned,...
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A Treatise on the Criminal Law of the United States, Volume 1

Francis Wharton - Criminal law - 1874
...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...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." e In this country, whatever may have been the hesitancy as to the enunciation of the other propositions...
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