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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure
- Chapter 47. Insanity and Competency to Stand Trial
- Section 30. Guilty But Mentally Ill.
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AS 12.47.030. Guilty But Mentally Ill.
- (a) A defendant is guilty but mentally ill if, when the defendant engaged in the criminal conduct, the defendant lacked,
as a result of a mental disease or defect, the substantial capacity either to appreciate the wrongfulness of that
conduct or to conform that conduct to the requirements of law. A defendant found guilty but mentally ill is not
relieved of criminal responsibility for criminal conduct and is subject to the provisions of AS 12.47.050
- (b) Evidence of a mental disease or defect that is manifested only by repeated criminal or antisocial conduct is not
sufficient to establish that the defendant was guilty but mentally ill under (a) of this section.
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