Insanity Defense


if a defendant is NGRI or GBMI as well as the evolution of an  insanity defense. Now, you will demonstrate your understanding of this  topic by writing a paper that evaluates the insanity defense. Be sure  your paper addresses the following:

  1. Explore the legal definition of insanity and psychology’s role in this definition.

  2. Discuss how frequently the insanity defense is used and how successful it is.

  3. Explain common beliefs about the insanity defense and their accuracy.

  4. Discuss some of the concerns or major criticisms about the insanity defense and the legitimacy to those concerns.

  5. Summarize any proposed reforms.

Support your assignment with at least two references from scholarly resources.

Length: 2-3 pages

Your paper should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas  and concepts presented in the text and supplemental sources. Your  response should reflect graduate-level writing and APA standards

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