Write a summary answering the questions, and explain what you learned in each of the chapters.
Responses must be at least 250 words PER CHAPTER.
1. Learn when a child can be held responsible for violation of a criminal law. 2. Distinguish between the method of imposing criminal liability upon a child under age seven, and a child of age fourteen. 3. List the two prongs of the M’Naghten Rule. 4. Distinguish the “cognitive” approach to insanity from the “volitional” approach. 5. Describe the difference between the M’Naghten Rule and the “substantial capacity” test. 6. Identify the extent, if any, to which the voluntary use of drugs or alcohol may be used as an insanity defense or diminished capacity defense. 7. Distinguish the “not guilty by reason of insanity” verdict from the verdict of “guilty but mentally ill” verdict. 8. List factors that may present issues of a criminal defendant’s competency to be tried on criminal charges. 9. Explain why a defendant of questionable competency should not be tried for a criminal violation.