|§ 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.