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Author Loughnan, Arlie.

Title Manifest madness : mental incapacity in criminal law / Arlie Loughnan.

Published Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition 1st ed.
 Law Library - First Floor  K5077 .L68 2012     AVAILABLE
Descript xxii, 282 p. ; 25 cm.
Series [Oxford monographs on criminal law and justice]
Oxford monographs on criminal law and criminal justice.
Note Includes table of cases.
Series statement from dust jacket.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [259]-273) and index.
Contents The terrain of mental incapacity in criminal law -- Putting mental incapacity together again -- 'Manifest madness' : the intersection of 'madness' and crime -- Dynamics of inclusion and exclusion : unfitness to plead and infancy -- Incapacity and disability : the exculpatory doctrines of insanity and automatism -- Knowing and proving exculpatory mental incapacity -- 'Since the days of Noah" : the law of intoxicated offending -- Gender, 'madness', and crime : the doctrine of infanticide -- Difference of degree and difference of kind : diminished responsibility.
Subject Insanity (Law)
ISBN 9780199698592 (cloth : alk. paper)
0199698597 (cloth : alk. paper)