McNaghten Rule Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of McNaghten Rule, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is McNaghten Rule?

(n) McNaghteen Rule applies to a person who cannot identify or understand the right or wrong classification of an event or action while doing an act involving crime, showing the insanity of their mind at the time of crime