Medicine: The Insanity Plea

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Medicine: The Insanity Plea

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8748

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New knowledge of mental diseases clearly outdates old legal definitions of insanity. But courts and legislatures have been slow to make changes. Still in common use is the 118-year-old...

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'Medicine: The Insanity Plea', TIME magazine

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“Medicine: The Insanity Plea,” Past Periodicals, accessed January 28, 2022, https://unsettlingscientificstories.omeka.net/items/show/73038.