What verdict does D get if proven?
Not Guilty by reason of insanity
What rules set out insanity?
Definition of defect of reasoning? Case?
Clarke - "deprived of the powers of reasoning" NOT absentmindedness, confusion or lack of will power.
Does the defect of reasoning have to be permanent? Case?
No, can be temporary - Sullivan
Is the disease of the mind the legal or factual definition?
What must the DOTM be?
Internal 'malfunctioning of the mind'
What does Kemp clarify DOTM affects?
"Reason, memory and understanding"
Which case demonstrated a sleepwalking disorder IS a DOTM?
Why diabetes-related state counts as a DOTM? Case?
Hyperglycaemic state - Hennessy
D EITHER does not know the nature or quality of his act OR
D does k=not know what he's doing is wrong
What is meant by D does not know the nature or quality of his act?
D Either is conscious, but due to his condition, does not understand what he is doing OR D is conscious or with impaired consciousness so is not aware of what he's doing
Which case demonstrates this? What happened?
Codere - D cut his wife's throat thinking it was a loaf of bread
Which cases show D not knowing what he's doing is wrong?
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