Temporary Insanity

During the proceeding of a criminal case, the defence lawyer can claim that the accused was not in position to identify whether his/her act of crime was legal or illegal, at the time of the performing the crime, and was suffering from Mental disorder. Generally there is no proof of such conditions except the immediate action before or after the crime as its temporary by nature. Sometimes such claims are used to lower down the degree of crime and sentence thereafter.

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