READ….READ…READ ALL THE INSTRUCTIONS!!!!!! Assignment needs to be at least 3 pages in length (do not do it by word count) and please no headlines. DUE SATURDAY EVENING. Will be checked using turnitin for plagiarism. INCLUDE YOUR FEE WITH YOUR HANDSHAKE!!
For this week’s assignment, you will evaluate criminal justice in selected countries. Since mens rea refers to criminal intent, the concept of guilty but insane sounds like an oxymoron to most people. Find credible sources to research criminal intent in Great Britain and Norway. The Daniel McNaughton and Anders Breivik cases might be helpful. These cases are notorious for the guilty but insane defense in Great Britain and Norway.
For your assignment
Assess how criminal intent in these two countries differs from the United States when it comes to an insanity defense.
Describe at least one case in each country (Great Britain, Norway, and the United States) where this defense has been used successfully.
Must be at least three double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style
Must use at least three credible sources in addition to the course text.
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style