It is not often that the average criminal trial lawyer will seriously contemplate the use of the insanity defense. The law presumes a defendant sane and counsel will naturally attribute sanity to his client unless obvious signs trigger the consideration of the insanity defense.
"Book Review: Insanity Defense: By Richard Arens,"
Akron Law Review: Vol. 7
, Article 13.
Available at: http://ideaexchange.uakron.edu/akronlawreview/vol7/iss3/13