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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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Jekyll on Trial: Multiple Personality Disorder and Criminal Law

Elyn R. Saks, Stephen H. Behnke - Law - 2000 - 278 pages
...result of mental illness, he did not 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" (M'Naghten's Case 1843, 722). The balance of tests for insanity generally look to a combination of...
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The New Behaviorism: Mind, Mechanism, and Society

J. E. R. Staddon - Psychology - 2001 - 211 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." (See, for example, Livermore and Meehl, 1 967,i Clearly, the M'Naghten rule implies that the perpetrator...
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Psychiatric Aspects of Justification, Excuse and Mitigation in Anglo ...

Alec Buchanan - Law - 2000 - 160 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'Naghten at 210). Ironically, as Walker has pointed out, if these criteria had been strictly...
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Reclaiming Cognition: The Primacy of Action, Intention and Emotion

Rafael Nez, Walter J. Freeman - Psychology - 1999 - 284 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.' In the terms of the present analysis, for behaviour to be insane the neural components of the limbic...
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Conducting Insanity Evaluations

Richard Rogers, Daniel W. Shuman - Psychology - 2000 - 371 pages
...from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or if he knew it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." As discussed in Chapter 4, this test incorporates four interrelated and conjunctive concepts (Disease...
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Commonsense Justice

Norman J. FINKEL - Law - 2001 - 400 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. 2. Where a person labors under partial delusions only and is not in other respects insane, and commits...
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Sourcebook Criminal Law

Hungerford Welch, Hungerford Welch Staff - Law - 2001 - 1179 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. It will be noted from the above that the rules envisage the defendant's defect of reason as manifesting...
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Introduction to Psychology and Law: Canadian Perspectives

James R. P. Ogloff, Regina A. Schuller - Psychology - 2001 - 565 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. The mode of putting the latter part of the question to the jury ... had generally been, whether the...
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The Role of Mental Illness in Criminal Trials: The insanity defense

Jane Campbell Moriarty - Law - 2001 - 300 pages
...from disease of the mind, at not to know rhe 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. Am I Psychutry 140:6, June 1983 681 M'Naghten quickly became the prevailing approach to the insanity...
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Crime, Reason and History: A Critical Introduction to Criminal Law

Alan Norrie - Law - 2001 - 304 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. (M'Naghten 's Case (l843) at 2l0) The Rules have been criticised as being, at one level, too broad...
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