§ 15A-1321 Automatic civil commitment of defendants found not guilty by reason of insanity
§ 15A-1322 Temporary restraint

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 15A > Article 80 - Defendants Found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity

  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Verdict: The decision of a petit jury or a judge.