irresistible impulse test

Definition of "irresistible impulse test"
  1. A rarely applied assessment of criminal insanity, marking an individual as insane if they were incapable of mastering their behaviors during the enactment of the crime, irrespective of their awareness that such actions were incorrect
How to use "irresistible impulse test" in a sentence
  1. In a complex criminal case, the defense attorney argued for the application of the irresistible impulse test for his client.
  2. The irresistible impulse test came into consideration due to the suspect's erratic actions during the crime.
  3. Understanding the exact workings of the irresistible impulse test can be challenging, particularly in intricately convoluted legal situations.

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