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Massachusetts / Entwistle Murder Case / The Insanity Defense / A Discussion #817596

CNN Evening News for Friday, Feb 03, 2006
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[Family spokesman Joe FLAHERTY†- speaks about the Rachel & Lily Entwistle.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The insanity defense examined in light of the murder of Rachel Entwistle & her daughter, Lillian; family photos shown; husband Neil Entwistle's phone call as reported in the "London Sun" quoted; details given about the criminal insanity cases of Andrea Yates, Jeffrey Dahmer, Dennis Rader & John Hinckley. [In studio. CNN legal analyst Jeffrey TOOBIN - explains why insanity defense almost always fail.] [Insanity defense expert Daniel ROBINSON†, Southwestern University school of law professor Norman GARLAND†- assess the insanity defense.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with former Massachusetts prosecutor Wendy Murphy & criminal defense attorney Jayne Weintraub about the Entwistle murder case; family photos shown in the background. [MURPHY, WEINTRAUB - comment on the insanity defense, the law, the evidence & Neil Entwistle, on the time of death.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson
Duration:
00:07:10

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