guilty but mentally ill

guilty but mentally ill
guilty but mentally ill n: a verdict available in some jurisdictions in cases involving an insanity defense in which the defendant is considered as if having been found guilty but is committed to a mental hospital rather than imprisoned if an examination shows a need for psychiatric treatment compare not guilty by reason of insanity

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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