Kahler is a case from Kansas where the question is raised if abolishing the “Insanity Defense” is unconditional and a violation of the 8th Amendment. What is fascinating is the Amici (Amicus) Curiae briefs. These briefs help to further define the issues surrounding the Insanity Defense. I pursued the History/Sociology brief and found it interesting.
Kahler v. Kansas – SCOTUSblog
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