Uses of the Insanity Defense | WBEZ
Skip to main content

Stuff You Should Know

Uses of the Insanity Defense

The idea that a person who can’t understand the crime they’ve committed should be inculpable is a longstanding pillar of Western criminal law. Learn about some of the prominent and overlooked cases where the accused has plead insanity in this episode.

Get the WBEZ App

Download the best live and on-demand public radio experience. Find out more.