- Do you feel that definitions of crimes should be changed to include new prohibited behaviors, or do you think new crimes should be created?
- Explain how these defenses can be used at trial. Should these types of defenses relieve a person of his or her criminal responsibility?
The husband is an alcoholic because he cannot handle being an officer of the law and seeing and dealing with all the criminals in his life. The wife has been trying to get him to quit drinking, realizing that was where John’s problem was stemming from. John has been trying to AA when time permitted, but he felt that the group was sappy and depressing.
Liza tried to comfort her husband, and tried to have him talk out his day, but the more she tried to comfort him, the angrier he became. Every night it was the same. He was even having nightmares.