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Sane or insane: the defense of insanity under s.84

In this video, we discuss the defense of insanity under s.84 which is largely based on the M'Naghten Rules.

In this video, Ms Misra discusses the broad contours of an insanity defense in India and the different tests that Indian courts have formulated for various limbs of the defense.

Reflect on whether the Indian insanity defense is merely a sum of different tests or is there a more principled inquiry that runs through it.

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