. Do you agree that an insanity defense should be allowed? Explain your reasoning.
The reply should be 1-2 solidly written paragraphs. Topic: The plea of insanity is rare and is usually unsuccessful. The defense has been tried and
been unsuccessful in many infamous murder cases, David Berkowitz (Son of Sam), Ted Bundy (FSU Killer), Charles Manson (Helter Skelter), John
Wayne Gacy (Killer Clown), and Jeffrey Dahmer (Cannibal). The insanity defense occurs when the accused admits to the crime, however, argues
that due to a mental disease, he/she should not be punished. Do you agree that an insanity defense should be allowed? Explain your reasoning.