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Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity

If unstable at time of the CRIME


criminally committed until they can stand trial by actively defending oneself.

M'Naughten Test

if not able to tell the difference between right and wrong at time of crime, NOT GUILTY.

Irresistible Impulse Test

If out of passion, NOT GUILTY.

Durham Test

product of mental disorder, NOT GUILTY.

American Law Institute Test

Irresistable impulse (passion) and M'Naughten, not able to tell diff. NOT GUILTY.

Guilty but Mentally Ill

Defendants are found mentally ill at time of crime but not fully related to illness.

Guilty w/ Diminished Capacity

Defendant's mental dysfunction is viewed as an extenuating circumstance that should be considered.

Civil Commitment

We have power to INVOLUNTARILY commit a person

Emergency Commitment

Clinicians can determine if person needs immediate, but temporary commitment. Can only stay for 3 days.

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