Learning Objectives

  1. Define and distinguish the McNaghten, irresistible impulse, Model Penal Code (MPC), Durham, and GBMI (guilty but mentally ill) tests. Explain the intoxication defense, including insanity, diminished capacity, and intoxication.
  2. Explain infancy as a defense. Identify at least two differences between criminal and juvenile adjudications.
  3. Define and distinguish mistake of law, ignorance of law, legal impossibility, and mistake of fact from factual impossibility.
  4. Define, compare, and contrast subjective and objective entrapment.
  5. Define statute of limitations and tolling.