Week 9 discussion


Complete additional research on the restrictions surrounding the insanity defense in many states. In your initial post, address the following:

  • Do you think these restrictions are a good idea?
  • Do you think the insanity plea has a place in the courtroom? What could the repercussions be if it is not allowed?

In responding to your peers, use the following prompts to guide your responses:

  • Do you agree with their ideas on the restrictions?
  • Do you agree or disagree with their views of the insanity plea?
  • What role does ethics play?