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9-18.000 - Defenses

Information on defenses to federal criminal offenses is contained in the Criminal Resource Manual

Alibi

 

Discovery of Alibi Witnesses——Fed. R.Crim. P. 12.1

Criminal Resource Manual at 629

Practice Under Fed. R. Crim. P. 12.1

Criminal Resource Manual at 630

Unsolicited Disclosure by the Defendant

Criminal Resource Manual at 631

Specific Incident During a Continuing Offense

Criminal Resource Manual at 632

Suggested Form of Demand for Disclosure of Alibi Defense

Criminal Resource Manual at 633

 
Insanity

Insanity Defense Reform Act of 1984

Criminal Resource Manual at 634

Mental Competency to Stand Trial Distinguished

Criminal Resource Manual at 635

Prior Law

Criminal Resource Manual at 636

Present Statutory Test——18 U.S.C. § 17(a)

Criminal Resource Manual at 637

Burden of Proving Insanity——18 U.S.C. § 17(b)

Criminal Resource Manual at 638

Scope of Expert Testimony

Criminal Resource Manual at 639

Special Verdict——"Not Guilty Only By Reason of Insanity"——Related Commitment Procedures at 18 U.S.C. § 4243

Criminal Resource Manual at 640

Hospitalization of a Convicted Person Suffering from a Mental Disease or Defect——18 U.S.C. § 4244

Criminal Resource Manual at 641

Hospitalization of an Imprisoned Person Suffering from a Mental Disease or Defect

Criminal Resource Manual at 642

Hospitalization of a Person Due for Release But Suffering from Mental Disease/Defect——18 U.S.C. § 4246

Criminal Resource Manual at 643

Criminal Division Contacts

Criminal Resource Manual at 644

 
Entrapment

Elements

Criminal Resource Manual at 645

Recent Entrapment Cases

Criminal Resource Manual at 646

Proving Predisposition

Criminal Resource Manual at 647

Outrageous Government Conduct

Criminal Resource Manual at 648

 
Statute of Limitations

Statute of Limitations Defenses

Criminal Resource Manual at 649

Length of Limitations Period

Criminal Resource Manual at 650

Statute of Limitations for Continuing Offenses

Criminal Resource Manual at 651

Statute of Limitations for Conspiracy

Criminal Resource Manual at 652

Statute of Limitations and the Assimilative Crimes Act

Criminal Resource Manual at 653

Statute of Limitations and RICO

Criminal Resource Manual at 654

Statute of Limitations and Defective Indictments——Superseding Indictments

Criminal Resource Manual at 655

Waiver of the Statute of Limitations

Criminal Resource Manual at 656

Tolling of Statute of Limitations

Criminal Resource Manual at 657

Statute of Limitations and Tax Offenses

Criminal Resource Manual at 658

Updated December 18, 2015