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Meanings and phrases
- relatively permanent disorder of the mind
- (criminal law) a plea in which the defendant claims innocence due to mental incompetence at the time; plea of insanity
- (criminal law) a plea in which the defendant claims innocence due to mental incompetence at the time; insanity plea
- He was found not guilty by reason of insanity.
- He was acquitted by reason of insanity.
- A separate plea of not guilty by reason of insanity was later withdrawn in open court.
- Sickles was acquitted in the first use of the temporary insanity defense.
- On June 13, 2000, the jury rejected the insanity defense, finding Uyesugi guilty on count 1 for the seven murders and count 9 for the attempted murder.
- The trial focused mainly on Mitchell’s insanity defense and required the jury to determine whether Mitchell was legally insane at the time of the offense.