Insanity

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What are the four elements for insanity?
Defect of Reason, disease of the mind, nature and quality of the act and know their act was legally wrong
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What case illustrates defect of reason and what does this case say?
Clarke - absentmindedness cannot amount to a defect of reason
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Which case says that a disease of the mind can be temporary?
Sullivan
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Which case says that the disease of the mind can be any part of the body?
Kemp - problems with the heart can be a disease of the mind
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What is the difference between the cases Hennessey and Quick in relation to diabetes?
Hennessey = hypergylcaemia was enough for insanity as it was internal. Quick = hypoglycaemia isnt enough for insanity as it was external
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What are the two aspects of the test for nature and quality of the act?
a) D was in state of unconciousness or imparied conciousness and b)if the D was concious they do not understand or know what they are doing
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Which case laid out that the D knows their act was legally wrong?
Windle
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What case illustrates defect of reason and what does this case say?

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Clarke - absentmindedness cannot amount to a defect of reason

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Which case says that a disease of the mind can be temporary?

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Which case says that the disease of the mind can be any part of the body?

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What is the difference between the cases Hennessey and Quick in relation to diabetes?

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