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" ... to establish a defence on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality... "
The Indian Penal Code: And Other Acts of the Governor-general Relating to ... - Page 37
by India, William Fischer Agnew - 1898 - 1094 pages
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Outlines of lectures on the nature, causes and treatment of insanity

Alexander Morison (sir.) - 1848
...ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that the accused party, at the time of committing the act, was labouring under such a defect of reason from disease...or if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing wrong. So that the question for the jury is this simple one, had the individual accused a...
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The mystery of murder, and its defence [first appeared in the Law review for ...

Samuel Warren - Legal stories, English - 1855
...you, in each and every one of these cases, have declared, upon your oath, that you believed Oxford was " labouring under such a defect of reason, from...or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing wrong ? " * We entreat you to forget altogether the enormity of the offence imputed to Oxford...
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The Law Magazine Or Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 55

Law - 1856
...must be clearly shown that, at the time of the committing the act charged in the indictment, the party accused was "labouring under such a defect of reason,...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." If the accused was conscious that the act in question was one which he ought not to do, and if that...
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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 3

Law - 1857
...ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason,...or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what waa wrong. "The mode of putting the question to the jury on these occasions has generally...
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A Handy Book on Criminal Law: Applicable Chiefly to Commercial Transactions

William Campbell Sleigh - Commercial law - 1858 - 168 pages
...ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved, that at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." It only remains for me to remark, that intoxication is no excuse for the commission of crime. If, therefore,...
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The Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 7

Hugh Barclay, Scotland. Courts, I. S. H. Laidlaw - Law - 1863
...the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of committing the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong; and, (3) that if a person under the influence of an insane delusion as to existing facts commits an...
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Lectures on mental diseases

William Henry Octavius Sankey - 1866 - 281 pages
...cases, " it must be proved that the accused at the time of committing the act for which he is on trial was labouring under such a defect of reason, from...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." Now, all these modes of determining the question of the existence of mental disease are, and have always...
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The Medical Times and Gazette, Volume 2

Medical - 1871
...principle that every man must be taken conclusively to know it, without proof that he does know it ; but if the accused was labouring under such a defect of reason...or if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing wrong, that is such a degree and quality of insanity as alone will relieve a person from criminal...
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The Dublin Journal of Medical Science, Volume 55

Medicine - 1873
...The legal test of insanity, when urged as a plea of innocence in criminal cases, is the proof that " the accused was labouring under such a defect of reason,...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." But this test is untrustworthy. There are, of course, lunatics in whom the moral sense is blunt or...
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The Institutes of English Public Law: Embracing an Outline of General ...

David Nasmith - Conflict of laws - 1873 - 455 pages
...ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was labouring under such a defect of reason,...that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.'* Dementia affectata, produced by the vice of drunkenness, does not excuse the commission of any crime.5...
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