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Negligent Behavior Should Be Excluded From Penal Liability, Jerome Hall Jan 1963

Negligent Behavior Should Be Excluded From Penal Liability, Jerome Hall

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The M'Naghten Rules And Proposed Alternatives, Jerome Hall Jan 1963

The M'Naghten Rules And Proposed Alternatives, Jerome Hall

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Responding to overt and implied criticism of the M'Naghten Rules for determining legal insanity to excuse criminal responsibility, Mr. Hall proposes a national seminar or study by judges of the diverse and perplexing problems they must face in deciding issues in this field. He thinks that M'Naghten needs repair rather than replacement and that a rough consensus might be attainable.