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UNCONTROLLABLE IMPULSE Definition & Legal Meaning

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As an excuse for the commission of an act otherwise criminal, this term means an impulse towards its commission of such fixity and intensity that it cannot be resisted by the person subject to it, in the enfeebled condition of his will and moral sense resulting from derangement or mania. See INSANITY. And see State v. O’Neil, 51 Kan. 651, 33 Pac. 287, 24 L. R. A. 555. UNCORE PRIST 1184 UNDERWRITER


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