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Federal Jury Instructions And The Consequences Of A Successful Insanity Defense, Joseph P. Liu May 1993

Federal Jury Instructions And The Consequences Of A Successful Insanity Defense, Joseph P. Liu

Joseph P. Liu

This Note argues that trial judges should instruct jurors about the consequences of an insanity verdict, but that judges must strive to minimize the potentially prejudicial impact of such an instruction by explicitly instructing the jury not to consider this information in arriving at a verdict.