Category Archives: Not criminally responsible

Slim’s Criminal Law News Aug 14 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Why a not criminally responsible verdict is unlikely in Quebec’s election-night murder case

The verdict in the Parti Québécois election-night murder trial is in the hands of the jurors and they’re facing an elaborate puzzle: How should they weigh contradictory testimony from two expert witnesses who disagree on the accused’s state of mind?

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Jan 6 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

Another case of law and psychiatry.

Lisa Batstone psychiatric assessment finds mother fit to stand trial in daughter’s murder

A psychological assessment of Lisa Batstone, 41, has found the mother fit to stand trial for second-degree murder in the death of her daughter.

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Slim’s Criminal Law News Dec 31 www.montrealcriminallaw.com

With Turcotte and Magnotta in the spotlight we should all have an understanding of ‘not criminally responsible’.

Prominent ‘not criminally responsible’ cases not part of trend: experts

Vincent Li, Trevor Kloschinsky, Christopher Husbands, Guy Turcotte and Luka Magnotta are at the centre of some of the most horrific crimes in Canada.

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