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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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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 2

Herbert Broom, Edward Alfred Hadley - 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." If the accused was conscious that the act was one which he ought not to do, and if that act was at...
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Transactions of the Colorado State Medical Society, Volume 27

Colorado State Medical Society - Medicine - 1897
...also Mackin v. -State 36 a., 1040. mind, as not to know the nature or quality of the act, or if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong?" It is evident that the knowledge here spoken of by the learned judge is not speculative knowledge,...
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Transactions of the Minnesota State Medical Society, Volumes 9-12

Minnesota State Medical Society - 1877
...ground of insanity, it must be clearly proven 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 here be observed that the test of the knowledge of "right and wrong" has been reversed. The...
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The Southern Law Review: And Chart of the Southern Law and ..., Volume 3

Law - 1877
...ground of insanity, it must h clearly proved that, at the time of committing the act, the part, accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease...or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doinj wrong." It will be noticed that the question of right and wrong ii the abstract was here abandoned,...
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The Southern Law Review, Volume 3

Law - 1877
...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 wrong." It will be noticed that the question of right and wrong in the abstract was here abandoned,...
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Indian Criminal Law and Procedure: Including the Procedure in the High ...

India - Criminal law - 1877 - 1037 pages
...reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and 58 quality of the act ; 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 heen,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 25

Louisiana. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...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." 2 Greeuleaf, $ 373 ; 7 Met. 500 ; 3 Parker's Criminal Reports 299-301 -T 5 Parker ditto (31, 044...
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Albany Law Journal, Volume 20

Law - 1879
...instructed that 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 view of Flanagan's and Freeman's cases, not to mention several others where tho same doctrine is...
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The Law Students' Journal, Volume 5

John Indermaur, Charles Thwaites - Law - 1883
...from disease of his 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. (Harris' Criminal Law, 2nd edition, p. 22.) 2. What conditions must accompany the obtaining of money...
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The Federal Reporter: Cases Argued and Determined in the ..., Volumes 25-26

Law reports, digests, etc - 1886
...ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of committing the net, the accused was laboring under such a defect of reason from disease...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." The rule was clearly laid down in North Carolina by GREEN, J., in a case tried in this city, (State...
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