‘The Insanity Defence: A Comparative Appraisal’
Guest Seminar by Professor John Helminski, University of North Carolina
20 September 2022
On Tuesday, 20 September 2022, the School of Law at the University of Limerick hosted a special interactive seminar by Professor John Helminski, University of North Carolina. The session, which was entitled ‘The Insanity Defence: A Comparative Appraisal’, focused on the
evolution and operation of the insanity defence under American criminal law. A thought-provoking, indigenous-focused response was offered by Professor Paul McCutcheon (School of Law, University of Limerick).
The event was co-ordinated by Dr. Alan Cusack and Professor John Bogue (NUIG). The event was supported by Fullbright Ireland.
The School of Law would like to thank everyone who attended Tuesday’s seminar for contributing to a very engaging and enjoyable afternoon of discussion.