Mental Competence and Crime c8
In your main post, complete the following:
· Describe the test for insanity in NJ, citing statutory or case law.
· Explain which party bears the burden of proof in NJ once the defendant introduces some evidence of insanity.
· Analyze whether you think the test in NJ adequately protects the public and the defendant’s rights.
· Evaluate the importance of understanding the procedural and substantive facets of the defense.