In our opinion the continuing inadequacy of Ma#39;Naghten as a test of criminal responsibility cannot be cured by further ... of psychological thought, nor by the creation of additional concepts designed to evade the limitations of Ma#39;Naghten. ... 8 Adhering to the fundamental concepts of free will and criminal responsibility, the American Law Institute test restates ... Subdivision 2 of the American Law Institute test provides that aquot;the terms aquot;mental disease or defecta#39; do not include an abnormalityanbsp;...
|Title||:||Hearing on the Defenses of Diminished Capacity and Insanity, Joint Committee for Revision of the Penal Code, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Assembly Criminal Justice Committee|
|Author||:||California. Legislature. Joint Committee for the Revision of the Penal Code|