Outrageous

Carl cwsiv_2nd at HOTPOP.COM
Tue Jan 11 15:00:11 MST 2005


On Sat, 2005-01-08 at 02:19, Rob Loach wrote:
> Bless my heart, I'm so confused!
>
> Does the throwing out of Andrea Yates' conviction mean that her children are now alive again?!?
>
> Where in the world does a verdict like "innocent by reason of insanity" come
> from in the first place?!? How about "GUILTY by reason of insanity" instead?!?
>

Actually there was consideration of a brittish version of your idea,
Guilty but Insane which takes away the death penalty and awards life
which should the convict be found sane they finish their sentence in
prison after the nut house.

I dont beleive yates was Insane.
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