• Superior Court
  • Fairfield J.D., at Bridgeport
  • CR11-261956
  • Apr 26 2013 (Date Decided)
  • Devlin, J.
To prevail on a defense of not guilty as a result of mental disease or defect, a defendant must prove: 1.) he suffers from a mental disease or defect that was not caused by consuming a drug; and 2.) he lacks substantial capacity to comprehend the wrongfulness of or to control his conduct.

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