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Crimes, Criminals, and the Insanity Defense

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.29.2013 | Crime
Mark Rubinstein

At the heart of the NGRI defense is the claim the defendant either lacked the capacity to know right from wrong (was brain-damaged, intellectually impaired) or had a mental disorder when the crime was committed, causing an inability to act within the law's requirements.

Sniper Suspect Left Hospital 2 Days Before Shooting

www.NEWSER.com | Posted 02.07.2013 | Crime

Two days before the fatal shooting of 'American Sniper' author Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield, suspected killer Eddie Ray Routh was releas...

Interview with Stefan Merrill Block, Author of The Storm at the Door

Teddy Wayne | Posted 08.21.2011 | Books
Teddy Wayne

Early reviewers have described Stefan Merrill Block's new novel as "This generation's One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest." I spoke with the 29-year-old author about the literary and real-life inspirations behind his novel.

Hunter Stuart

Mentally-Ill Find Solace Through Hydroponic Gardening (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Fountain House, a working community for people with mental illness in New York City, has developed a program for its members to grow their own foo...

Searching for Bobby Fischer... and Bobby Neugeboren

Jay Neugeboren | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jay Neugeboren

The parallels in the lives of my brother and Fischer are often as remarkable as they are sad, and I've tried here to tell part of the story: