§ 46C.051 Notice of Intent to Raise Insanity Defense
§ 46C.052 Effect of Failure to Give Notice

Terms Used In Texas Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 46C > Subchapter B - Raising the Insanity Defense

  • 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.
  • Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.