Does the insanity plea allow the infringement of the public’s right to security or is taking away the plea an infringement of yours?

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Nikita A Khandheria


This paper will focus on an assessment of the plea ‘not guilty by reason of insanity.’ The
piece will seek to interrogate how the mentally ill are treated by the judicial system, whether
the NGRI plea is reasonable, and the ways in which the legislative system must adapt to
ensure that mental health is prioritised.

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