When the tests set out by the Rules are satisfied, the accused may be adjudged "not guilty by reason of insanity" or "guilty but insane" and the sentence may be a mandatory or discretionary (but usually indeterminate) period of treatment in a secure hospital facility, or otherwise at the discretion of the court (depending on the country and the offence charged) instead of a punitive disposal.The insanity defence is recognized in Australia, Canada, England and Wales, Hong Kong, India, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, Norway and most U. states with the exception of Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Utah, and Vermont There must be evidence of recent behavior to justify the substantial likelihood of serious bodily harm in the near future.Her blood alcohol level at the time was 0.14 per cent - nearly twice the legal limit for driving.She also had motion sickness medication and painkillers in her system, which likely increased her level of intoxication.The new discovery is the latest in a series of revelations in the case over the past couple of years.
that to establish a defense on the ground of insanity, it must be clearly proved that, at the time of the committing of the act, the party accused was laboring under such a defect of reason, from disease of the mind, as not to know the nature and quality of the act he was doing; or if he did know it, that he did not know he was doing what was wrong." have been a standard test for criminal liability in relation to mentally disordered defendants in common law jurisdictions ever since, with some minor adjustments.Lana Wood has spent years demanding the one-time Hollywood heartthrob talk to detectives investigating the Hollywood star's drowning off the California coast during a Thanksgiving yachting trip 35 years ago.She came face to face with the 86-year-old Hart to Hart star at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Palm Springs in California, where he was attending a lunch event honoring his wife and former Bond girl Jill St. The former Hart to Hart star was on his 60-foot yacht Splendour with his Hollywood star wife, the boat's skipper, Dennis Davern and Oscar-winner Christopher Walken, on the fateful night off Santa Catalina island, a rocky island off the coast of California, 22 miles from Los Angeles.Wood, Wagner and Walken departed the yacht and rode a dingy to shore, where they had dinner at Harbor Reef Restaurant on the island.Waitresses reported that all three Hollywood actors drank heavily - mostly champagne - and were rude and boisterous.
On November 28, 1981, the 60-foot yacht Splendour set out for Santa Catalina Island, a rocky island off the coast of California, 22 miles from Los Angeles.