That's Just Crazy: A Brief History of the Insanity Defense

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John W. Hinckley Jr. The former Evergreen resident remains under psychiatric care 27 years after he wounded President Reagan and successfully pleaded insanity.

From opportunistic cons looking to defend the indefensible to the genuinely disturbed head cases, here's a brief look at some of history's most famous -- and infamous -- uses of the insanity defense.

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