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The Insanity Defence: Loophole for criminals

Introduction On one hand, where the Indian Penal Code, 1860 provides for punishment for different offences there, on the other hand, it also mentions some...

Insanity Defense: Loophole for criminals

Understanding the ‘defense of insanity’ The insanity defense is a defense by excuse, as opposed to defense by justification, in a criminal case wherein...

Insanity as a defense under Criminal Law

Abstract Defence against insanity is used primarily in criminal prosecutions. It is based on the assumption that the defendant was suffering from severe mental illness...