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The Medical Jurisprudence of Insanity

John Hutton Balfour Browne - Insanity (Law) - 1880 - 713 pages
...respects insane, he must be considered in the same situation, as to responsibility, as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were real. For example, if, under the influence of delusion, he supposes another man to l1e in the act of attempting to t;ike away his life, and he kills...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 35

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1881
...insane we think he must be considered in the same situation, as to responsibility, as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were real. For example, if under tho Boswell v. State. influence of delusion, lie supposes another man to be in the act of attempting...
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The Law of Homicide: Together with the Trial for Murder of Judge Wilkinson ...

Ambrose Bolivar Carlton - Homicide - 1882 - 412 pages
...in other respects, the party is in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts in regard to which the delusion exists were real. For example,...another man to be in the act of attempting to take his life, and he kill that man, as he supposes, in self-defense, he will be exempt from punishment,...
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The School Herald, Volume 1

History, Modern - 1882
...under a delusion, the judges eay: For ехашр|е, if, under the influence of bis delusion, tin supposes another man to be in the act of attempting to take away hie life, and he kills that man, as he supposes, in self-defense, he would be exempt from punishment....
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The Honours Examination Digest: Comprising All the Questions in Convenancing ...

John Frederick Haynes, Thomas A. Nelham - Law examinations - 1883 - 409 pages
...situation as to responsibility as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were reaL Tor example, if, under the influence of his delusion,...he kills that man, as he supposes, in self-defence, ho would be exempt from punishment. If his delusion was that the deceased had inflicted a serious injury...
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A History of the Criminal Law of England, Volume 2

James Fitzjames Stephen - Criminal law - 1883
...the same situation as to responsi" bility as if the facts with respect to which the delusions " exist were real. For example, if under the influence of...delusion he supposes another man to be in the act of attempt>' ing to take away his life, and he kills that man, as he " supposes in self-defence, he would...
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The student's handbook of forensic medicine and medical police

Henry Aubrey Husband - Law - 1883 - 334 pages
...respects insane, he must bo considered in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts, with respect to which the delusion exists, were real. For example, if, under the influence of delusion, he supposes another man to be in the act of attempting to take his life, and he kills that...
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The Student's Hand-book of Forensic Medicine and Medical Policy

Henry Aubrey Husband - 1883 - 604 pages
...respects insane, he must be considered in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts, with respect to which the delusion exists, were real. For example, if, imder the influence of delusion, he supposes another man to be in the act of attempting to take his...
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The Journal of Mental Science, Volume 29

Insanity - 1884
...situation as to his responsibility as if the facts with respect to which the delusions exist were real, eg, if under the influence of his delusion he supposes...self-defence, he would be exempt from punishment. (Ans. iv.) Sir James Stephen replies that a sane belief of this kind entertained by Hadfield would...
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Leading cases simplified: a collection of the leading cases in criminal law

John Davison Lawson - Criminal law - 1884 - 327 pages
...question they said: " He must be considered in the same situation as to responsibility as if the facts with respect to which the delusion exists were real....in the act of attempting to take away his life, and be kills that man, as he supposes, in self-defense, he would be exempt from punishment. If his delusion...
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