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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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Criminal Law Reports: Being Reports of Cases Determined in the ..., Volume 2

Nicholas St. John Green - Criminal law - 1879
...the ground of insanity it must be clearly proved that at the time of committing the act the defendant was laboring under such a defect of reason from disease...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong. 4. The true test of insanity is whether the accused, at the time of committing the crime, was conscious...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 8

Law - 1874
...clearly proved that at the timo of committing the act (the subject of the indictment), the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason from disease...and if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing wrong." To this part of the charge the prisoner by his counsel excepted. Held, that the test...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 8

Law - 1874
...clearly proved that at the timo of committing the act (the subject of the indictment), the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason from disease...and if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing wrong." To this part of the charge the prisoner by bis counsel excepted. //./,/. that the test...
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Commentaries on the Indian Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860)

India, John Dawson Mayne - Criminal law - 1874 - 504 pages
...from disease of the mind, as not to know tho nature and quality of the act he was doing, or, if hi 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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A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution: And Laws of the ..., Volume 2

John Bouvier - Law - 1874
...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." In regard to this criterion, it is enough to say that had it been always used it would have produced...
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Reports of Cases Heard and Decided in the House of Lords on ..., Volume 10

Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Charles Clark, William Finnelly - Law reports, digests, etc - 1874
...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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Illinois State Medical Society - Medicine - 1875
...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." Here, it will be seen that, the question of right and wrong is put in reference to the particular act...
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A Treatise on the Law of Homicide in the United States: To which is Appended ...

Francis Wharton - Electronic books - 1875 - 794 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...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." x 566. In this country, whatever may have been the hesitancy as to the enunciation of the other...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 55

Medicine - 1875
...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 question of right and wrong in the abstract was here abandoned, being allowed quietly to go the...
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The Albany Law Journal: A Monthly Record of the Law and the Lawyers, Volume 12

Law - 1875
...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." Now, this test has been pronounced untrustworthy by such anthorities as Reynolds, Bricknell, Mandsley,...
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