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Legislative Fact Sheet - Insanity Defense and Post-Trial Disposition

Act Insanity Defense and Post-Trial Disposition
Origin Completed by Uniform Law Commissioners in 1984.
Description The Model Insanity Defense and Post-Trial Disposition Act provides a "cognitive test" for determining whether a criminal defendant lacks criminal responsibility. The Act provides procedures for obtaining expert opinoin on the defendant's mental condition, and for disposition of anyone found not criminally responsible into appropriate treatment for dangerous mental illness.
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Enactments North Dakota
2018 Introductions
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