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Federal Jury Instructions and the Consequences of a Successful Insanity Defense
Columbia Law Review (1993)
  • Joseph P. Liu, Boston College Law School
Abstract
This Note argues that trial judges should instruct jurors about the consequences of an insanity verdict, but that judges must strive to minimize the potentially prejudicial impact of such an instruction by explicitly instructing the jury not to consider this information in arriving at a verdict.
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Publication Date
June, 1993
Citation Information
Joseph P. Liu. "Federal Jury Instructions and the Consequences of a Successful Insanity Defense" Columbia Law Review Vol. 93 (1993)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/joseph_liu/16/