Embezzlement, in law, the crime of taking for one's own use goods or money held in trust for another. An example is that of a clerk pocketing money from a sale instead of putting it in a cash register. To prove embezzlement, the accused must be shown to have intentionally violated the owner's trust.
Societies have used some form of the insanity defense throughout history to protect people who have a mental illness. But it’s not always easy to convince a jury that someone didn’t know right from wrong. Here are 10 of the world’s most notable insanity defenses.
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