Evan is charged with a crime. Almost all federal courts and some state courts would not hold Evan liable if, at the time of the offense, as

Evan is charged with a crime. Almost all federal courts and some state courts would not hold Evan liable if, at the time of the offense, as a result of a mental disease or defect, Evan lacked substantial capacity to a. appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct only C b. appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct and obey the law C c. appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct or obey the law d. obey the law only

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  1. Answer:

    The correct answer is :  a. Appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct

    Explanation:

    In this case, he can be considered as an insane person due to his lack of substantial capacity to control his behavior. According to this, he doesn’t understand nor appreciate the criminality of his actions, he was unable to see the nature and quality of the damage caused.

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