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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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Principles of the Criminal Law: A Concise Exposition of the Nature of Crime ...

Seymour Frederick Harris, Frederic Philip Tomlinson - Criminal law - 1881 - 580 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 " (k). Thus the question of knowledge of right or wrong, instead of being put generally and indefinitely,...
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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1881
...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 laboring under an insane delusion as to existing facts, and commits a crime in consequence...
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Wharton and Stillé's Medical Jurisprudence, Volume 1

Francis Wharton, Moreton Stillé - Forensic psychiatry - 1882
...instructed, that ' it must be clearly shown 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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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1882
...exemption from responsibility unless, "at the time of the coroiuittii _• of 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 waswrong"; if the accused was under an ingunr delusion as to existing facts and committed...
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Procedure and Evidence Relating to Indictable Offences, and Certain Rules ...

Samuel Prentice - Criminal law - 1882 - 345 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. (R. v. M'Naughten, 10 Cl. & Fin. 200.) The following question was put to the judges in the above case...
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The School Herald, Volume 1

History, Modern - 1882
...disease of the mind, a« not to luiow the nature and quality of the act he wa« doing; or, If he did not 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 general!)...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 40

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1882
...mental disease that the party Is not capable of knowing the nature or quality of the act, or if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong, relieves him from all criminal responsibility. "TiNDAL, CJf in answers to questions propounded by the...
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Papers Read Before the Medico-Legal Society of New York from Its Organization

Medico-Legal Society, Medico-Legal Society of New York - Insanity - 1882
...disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing, or, if he did not know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." The test thus given is rejected by Bucknill, who, in his essay on " Unsoundness of Mind in Relation...
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Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1882
...disease of t lie mind, os not to know the natnre 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 under an insane delusion as to existing facts and committed an offense in consequence...
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Transactions of the Albany Institute, Volume 10

Albany Institute - Albany (N.Y.) - 1883
...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." This rule, as an abstract proposition, is adopted by the English courts; but, like most common-law...
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