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NON-SANE Definition & Legal Meaning

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As “sane,” when applied to the mind, means whole, sound, in a health- ful state, “non-sane” must mean not whole, not sound, not in a healthful state; that is, broken, impaired, shattered, infirm, weak, diseased, unable, either from nature or acci- dent, to perform the rational functions common to man upon the objects presented to it. Den v. Vancleve, 5 N. J. Law, 589, 061.


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