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The Criminal recorder: or, Biographical sketches of notorious public ... - Page 335
1815
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A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors, Volume 1

Sir William Oldnall Russell - Criminal law - 1824
...such a person be capable in other respects of distinguishing right from [* 17] wrong, *there would be no excuse for any act of atrocity which he might commit under this description of derangement (и). Had6eld's James Hadfield was tried in Westminster Hall, in the year 1800, before a special commission,...
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Elements of medical jurisprudence

Theodric Romeyn Beck, William Dunlop - Medical - 1825
...gratifying revenge by some hostile act. If such a person were capable, in other respects, of distinguishing right from wrong, there was no excuse for any act...might commit under this description of derangement." t By these principles, the criminal jurisprudence of England and this country has been guided, and...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law Concerning Lunatics, Idiots, and Persons of ...

Leonard Shelford - Costs (Law) - 1833 - 866 pages
...act, if such person be capable in other respects of distinguishing right from wrong, there would be no excuse for any act of atrocity which he might commit under this description of derangement (e). The prisoner was found guilty, and executed. James Hadfield was tried in the Court of King's Bench,...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius: In the Courts of ..., Volume 5

Frederick Augustus Carrington, Joseph Payne - Law reports, digests, etc - 1833
...act, if such a person be capable in other respects of distinguishing right from wrong, there would be no excuse for any act of atrocity which he might commit under this description of derangement." HOME WINTER CIRCUIT. 1831. 1831. Dec. 8th. An indictment for manslaughter charged, that A. gave to...
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A TREATISE ON THE MEDICAL JURISPRUDENCE OF INSANITY

I. RAY, M.D. - 1838
...by some hostile act, he says, " if such a person were capable, in other respects, of distinguishing right from wrong, there was no excuse for any act...might commit under this description of derangement." ~ Mr. Russell, in his work on criminal law, includes inability to distinguish right from wrong 1 1...
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A Treatise on the Law of Coroner: With Copious Precedents of Inquisitions ...

Richard Clarke Sewell - Coroners - 1843 - 378 pages
...revenge by some hostile act. If ' such a person were capable, in other respects, of ' distinguishing right from wrong, there was no ' excuse for any act...which he might ' commit under this description of derangement."(o) In Oxford's case for shooting at the Queen, the Direction to question left to the...
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Report of the trial of Daniel McNaughton for the ... murder of Edward ...

Daniel McNaughton - 1843
...gratifying revenge by some hostile act. If such a person were capable in other respects of distinguishing right from wrong, there was no excuse for any act of atrocity which he might commit under the description of insanity." Now, from the last observation of the learned judge who tried that cause,...
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American Law Magazine, Volume 2

Law - 1844
...act, if such a person be capable in other respects of distinguishing right from wrong, there would be no excuse for any act of atrocity which he might commit under this description of derangement. These early cases have thus been referred to in detail, because they contain the true doctrine upon...
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American Review : a Whig Journal of Politics, Literature, Art and ..., Volume 8

1848
...gratifying revenge by some hostile act. If such a person were capable, in other respects, of distinguishing right from wrong, there was no excuse for any act...might commit under this description of derangement." On the trial of Hadfield, mentioned above, it was contended by Mr. Erskine, on behalf of the prisoner,...
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