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PLEA OF INSANITY IN CRIMINAL CASES.

Winslow, Forbes


Item #: 11110

Pages: viii, 111p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2005.

Subjects: CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE, PSYCHOLOGY/SOCIOLOGY

Reprint of the first American edition. This treatise wasone of the first attempts to outline criteria through whichto determine the legitimacy of an insanity plea. This issuewould be resolved later that year with the establishment ofthe NcNaghten Rules, which this work undoubtedly influenced,and which are still applied in England today. Dr. Winslowwas a member of the Royal College of Surgeons and the fatherof Dr. Winslow Lyttleton Forbes, who is best known for hiswork on the case of Jack the Ripper.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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