McNaghten


McNaghten
n. family name

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • McNaghten rules — /mək nöˈtən roolz/ (Eng law) plural noun Rules dating from Regina vs McNaghten (1843), under which mental abnormality relieves from criminal responsibility only if the person was unaware of his or her actions or of committing a crime …   Useful english dictionary

  • McNaghten Rule — The earliest and most common test for criminal insanity, in which a defendant in a criminal trial is judged legally insane only if the defendant, at the time of the crime: 1) did not know what he or she was physically doing, or 2) did not know… …   Law dictionary

  • McNaghten rules — See insanity. Collins dictionary of law. W. J. Stewart. 2001 …   Law dictionary

  • McNaghten Rules — Les McNaghten Rules (parfois écrit M Naghten Rules ou McNaghton Rules, ou règles de McNaghten) sont des règles issues d un précédent du common law britannique, de 1834, qui précisent les rapports entre la responsabilité pénale et la folie.… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • McNaghten rules — [mək nɔ:t(ə)n] (also M Naghten or McNaughten rules) plural noun Brit. rules or criteria for judging criminal responsibility where there is a question of insanity. Origin established by the House of Lords, following the case of Regina v McNaghten… …   English new terms dictionary

  • McNaghten Rule — See M Naghten Rule …   Black's law dictionary

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  • insanity — in·san·i·ty n 1: unsoundness of mind or lack of the ability to understand that prevents one from having the mental capacity required by law to enter into a particular relationship, status, or transaction or that releases one from criminal or… …   Law dictionary

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