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Criminal Law Keyed to Abrams
United States v. Taylor
Citation:483 Fed. Appx. 992 (6th Cir. 2012)
Mark Taylor (Defendant) was convicted of five counts of carjacking. He asserted as an affirmative defense that he suffered from insanity at the time he committed the crime, and he provided an expert witness who testified that Taylor suffered from PTSD and intermittent explosive disorder, which would not have permitted him to appreciate the wrongfulness of his conduct. However, the judge refused to consider the defense, and Mark was found guilty.
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