Defenses to criminal liability – Chapter 6
B) After reading the chapter carefully answer the following 5 Essay QUESTIONS
#1 Discuss the evolution of the excuse define of age.
#2 How does the Model Penal Code’s substantial capacity test differ from the M’naghten test of insanity? Be sure to explain your position.
#3 Compare and contrast the insanity and diminished capacity defense. give examples to support your answers.
#4 What are syndrome excuses? Why should they be taken seriously?
#5 Compare and contrast the excuses of involuntary and voluntary intoxication.