The American Psychological Journal, Band 2

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Joseph Parrish
P. Blakiston, Son & Company, 1884
 

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Seite 148 - But whenever the actual existence of any particular purpose, motive or intent is a necessary element to constitute a particular species or degree of crime, the jury may take into consideration the fact that the accused was intoxicated at the time, in determining the purpose, motive or intent with which he committed the act.
Seite 148 - A person is not excused from criminal liability as an idiot, imbecile, lunatic, or insane person, except upon proof that, at the time of committing the alleged criminal act, he was laboring under such a defect of reason as either 1. Not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or 2. Not to know that the act was wrong.
Seite 143 - No act is a crime if the person who does it is at the time when it is done, prevented [either by defective mental power or] by any disease affecting his mind...
Seite 149 - A morbid propensity to commit prohibited acts, existing in the mind of a person- who is not shown to have been incapable of knowing the wrongfulness of such acts, forms no defense to a prosecution therefor.
Seite 72 - Act the following words and expressions shall have the several meanings hereby assigned to them unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
Seite 59 - ... and also a statement of the number of patients proposed to be received into such house, and whether the license so applied for is for the reception of male, or female, patients, or...
Seite 144 - England, that law as it stands is, that a man, who by reason of mental disease, Is prevented from controlling his own conduct, is not responsible for what he does.
Seite 174 - The general rule, therefore, is that a lunatic or a person affected with insanity is admissible as a witness if he have sufficient understanding to apprehend the obligation of an oath, and to be capable of giving a correct account of the matters which he has seen or heard in reference to the questions at issue...
Seite 174 - Moral insanity, or madness consisting in a morbid perversion of the natural feelings, affections, inclinations, temper, habits, moral dispositions, and natural impulses, without any remarkable disorder or defect of the intellect or knowing and reasoning faculties, and particularly without any insane illusion or hallucination.
Seite 148 - No act committed by a person while in a state of voluntary intoxication is less criminal by reason of his having been in such condition. But whenever the actual existence of any particular purpose, motive, or intent...

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