Who is sane and who is not? What exactly is an insanity plea? Can you be too insane to be guilty of a crime? Join us as we explore three major cases behind America’s hotly-debated insanity defense.
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Durham v. United States, 1954
Myth of the 'Twinkie defense,' C. Pogash, 2003
The Twinkie Defense - Explained, Dr. Martin Blinder
Guilty but Mentally Ill (GBMI) vs. Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI): An Annotated Bibliography, J. Kutys & J. Esterman, 2009