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" In general, insanity is an excuse for the commission of every crime, because the party has not the possession of that reason which includes responsibility. An exception is when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication, the law... "
A treatise on the medical jurisprudence of insanity. With an intr. essay by ... - Page 390
by Isaac Ray - 1839
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 3

Law - 1830
...habitual drunkenness, is or is not an excuse in a court of law for a homicide committed by the parly, while so insane, but not at the time intoxicated or...responsibility. An exception is when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication, the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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The American Jurist, Volume 3

Law - 1830
...prisoner was unquestionably insane at the time of committing the offence. And the question made at the bar is, whether insanity whose remote cause is habitual...responsibility. An exception is when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication, the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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Reports of cases argued and determined in the Circuit Court of the ..., Volume 5

United States. Circuit Court (1st Circuit), William Powell Mason - Law reports, digests, etc - 1831
...insanity is an excuse for the commission of every crime, because the party has not the possession of that reason, which includes responsibility. An exception is, when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication, the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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United States Criminal History: Being a True Account of the Most Horrid ...

Crime - 1836 - 550 pages
...prisoner was unquestionably insane at the time of committing the offence. And the question made at the bar is whether insanity whose remote cause is habitual...responsibility. An exception is when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication, the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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Bacchus, an essay on intemperance

Ralph Barnes Grindrod - 1839
...insanity is an excuse for the commission of every crime, because the party has not the possession of that reason which includes responsibility. An exception is, when the crime is committed by a party while in a state intoxication—the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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Bacchus: An Essay on the Nature, Causes, Effects, and Cure of Intemperance

Ralph Barnes Grindrod, Charles Alfred Lee - Alcoholism - 1840 - 512 pages
...insanity is an excuse for the commission of every crime, because the party has not the possession of that reason which includes responsibility. An exception is, when the crime is committed by a party while in a state of intoxication — the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the...
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Outlines of lectures on the nature, causes and treatment of insanity

Alexander Morison (sir.) - 1848
...insanity is an excuse for the commission of every crime, because the party has not the possession of that reason which includes responsibility. An exception is, when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication ; the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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The Monthly Law Reporter, Volume 16

Stephen Henry Phillips - Law - 1854
...insanity is an excuse for the commission of every crime, because the party has not the possession of that reason, which includes responsibility. An exception is, when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication, the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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Writings of Levi Woodbury, LL.: D. Political, Judicial and Literary

Levi Woodbury - Law - 1852
...diseased, — none of us have a bond of fate, that soon, overwhelmed by its inscrutable influences, we may the influence of liquor. We are clearly of opinion...responsibility. An exception is when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication, the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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Judicial

Levi Woodbury, Nahum Capen - Law - 1852
...diseased, — none of us have a bond of fate, that soon, overwhelmed by its inscrutable influences, we may the influence of liquor. We are clearly of opinion...responsibility. An exception is when the crime is committed by a party while in a fit of intoxication, the law not permitting a man to avail himself of the excuse...
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