Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on the District of Columbia

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Seite 155 - ... 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 laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or, if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong.
Seite 111 - ... person is not responsible for criminal conduct if at the time of such conduct as a result of mental disease or defect...
Seite 404 - An officer making an arrest under a warrant issued upon a complaint or any person making an arrest without a warrant shall take the arrested person without unnecessary delay before the nearest available commissioner or before any other nearby officer empowered to commit persons charged with offenses against the laws of the United States. When a person arrested without a warrant is brought before a commissioner or other officer, a complaint shall be filed forthwith.
Seite 260 - It is simply that an accused is not criminally responsible if his unlawful act was the product of mental disease or mental defect.
Seite 542 - He shall also inform the defendant that he is not required to make a statement and that any statement made by him may be used against him.
Seite 135 - Where a person kills or is a party to the killing of another, he shall not be convicted of murder if he was suffering from such abnormality of mind (whether arising from a condition of arrested or retarded development of mind or any inherent causes or induced by disease or injury) as substantially impaired his mental responsibility for his acts and omissions in doing or being a party to the killing.
Seite 355 - But justice, though due to the accused, is due to the accuser also. The concept of fairness must not be strained till it is narrowed to a filament. We are to keep the balance true.
Seite 9 - An Act to establish a code of law for the District of Columbia...
Seite 689 - Plain errors or defects affecting substantial rights may be noticed although they were not brought to the attention of the court.
Seite 220 - Juries will continue to make moral judgments, still operating under the fundamental precept that "Our collective conscience does not allow punishment where it cannot impose blame.

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