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What is the acronyms ngri and gbi stand for and what is the

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What is the acronyms ngri and gbi stand for and what is the difference between them?
In PA is ngri or gbi used when insanty is proven?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  LawTalk replied 8 years ago.
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NGRI stands for Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, while GBI stands for Guilty but insane. These acronyms refer to verdicts rendered by a jury.

NGBI is a verdict that can be rendered in a PA criminal case in the case of an insane defendant. This verdict serves to excuse the offender of the criminal penalties of the crime. However, the court can Order treatment if the judge finds that treatment is necessary due to the dangerous character of the defendant.

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