Difficulties in prosecuting mentally ill offenders

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Please help me with these questions:

1. Discuss TN state's criteria for insanity defense.

2. If Andrea Yates should receive a new trial, what kind of punishment does she deserves (if any). Do you think she should be able to plead NGRI for the crime? Explain your answer.

3. What types of questions would you ask a defendant to assess his or her competence to stand trial?

4. What do you think are some of the difficulties in prosecuting mentally ill offenders?

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