California Penal Code Title 1 - Of Persons Liable to Punishment for Crime

  • Section 25.
    (a) The defense of diminished capacity is hereby abolished. In a criminal action, as well as any juvenile court proceeding, evidence concerning an accused person...
  • Section 26.
    All persons are capable of committing crimes except those belonging to the following classes:One Children under the age of 14, in the absence of clear...
  • Section 27.
    (a) The following persons are liable to punishment under the laws of this state:(1) All persons who commit, in whole or in part, any crime...
  • Section 28.
    (a) Evidence of mental disease, mental defect, or mental disorder shall not be admitted to show or negate the capacity to form any mental state,...
  • Section 29.
    In the guilt phase of a criminal action, any expert testifying about a defendant s mental illness, mental disorder, or mental defect shall not testify...
  • Section 29.2.
    (a) The intent or intention is manifested by the circumstances connected with the offense.(b) In the guilt phase of a criminal action or a juvenile...
  • Section 29.4.
    (a) No act committed by a person while in a state of voluntary intoxication is less criminal by reason of his or her having been...
  • Section 29.8.
    In any criminal proceeding in which a plea of not guilty by reason of insanity is entered, this defense shall not be found by the...

Last modified: September 9, 2016