Describe the requirements of the M’Naghten Defense and the Substantial Capacity Test

A

1. Describe the requirements of the M’Naghten Defense and the Substantial Capacity Test.
What famous, historical cases were involved the use of each test? What is/are the primary difference(s) between the two tests?

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2. Describe what happens to a person who is found to be legally  insane during a criminal hearing? Do they go to jail? Treatment?  Explain.

B

1. Describe each of the different “parties to crimes” under early  common law. How are “parties to crimes” used today under most state and  federal statutes?

2. 1. Explain the concept of vicarious liability? Is vicarious liability the same as accomplice liability? Explain.

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