Despite the fact that people plead insanity it is not confirmed they will be granted that permission and there is no possible way to prove that they were actually insane at the time even with all the research and studies that they run. People say that if a person is found innocent but insane then that person is sent to a psychiatric hospital and if they get better they can even get out earlier than they were sentenced to no matter how big the crime that they committed was. But they are wrong, according to the article ‘the insanity verdict on trial’ research shows that those who have been sent to a psychiatric hospital stay just as long as a person who committed the same crime and is in prison, even though in some states such as...
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