of unsound mind

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Adj.1.of unsound mind - not of sound mind, memory, or understanding; in law, not competent to go to trial
insane - afflicted with or characteristic of mental derangement; "was declared insane"; "insane laughter"
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Doctors from Walton Gaol and Rainhill Asylum both said that the children had been well loved and cared for and that, at the time the murders were committed, Mary was of unsound mind.
He said Article 63 (a) suggested that a person could be disqualified from being elected or a parliament member if he was of unsound mind and had been so declared by a competent court of law.
According to the Constitution, a gun licence may be revoked if a person is of unsound mind, or found to be unfit to be entrusted with such a firearm.
a) he is of unsound mind and has been so declared by a competent court; or
Then the finest minds in Victorian medicine were called as witnesses, and all told the same tale, that he was of unsound mind.
Some people of unsound mind are attempting to stop all our heavy haulers," the official Russian news agency (http://tass.
Using the money she brought along, Dymphna established a hospice for those of unsound mind.
His plea that he was of unsound mind at the relevant time is false and death penalty is justified in this case," a division bench comprising Justices V.
Another easy and fast way of clearing criminal cases is to "archive" or deem inactive those with unserved warrants of arrest for six months, or those where proceedings were suspended because the accused was of unsound mind, or has jumped bail before arraignment and could not be arrested after due diligence by the police.
c) where the victim is dead or minor or of unsound mind, by, or with the authorization in writing of, the next of kin of the victim (This is the provision under which the revelation has been made)
Third, with the lack of legal aid system in the Republic of South Sudan, causes unnecessary and lengthy detention of people including that of juveniles, women and people of unsound mind without quick and due process of law.