Barry Boss Discusses the Insanity Defense in an NPR Article

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

In an article titled, "Post-Hinckley Changes Make Insanity Defense Hard for Colorado Suspect," Barry Boss, co-chair of Cozen O'Connor's White Collar Defense & Investigations Practice Group, discusses whether James Holmes, the man accused of killing 12 people and wounding 58 at an Aurora, Colorado movie theater will mount an insanity defense. Boss states, "The defense now has to prove by clear and convincing evidence, which is an extremely high burden ... that the defendant did not understand the wrongfulness of his conduct..."

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Barry Boss

Co-Chair, Commercial Litigation Department
Co-Chair, White Collar Defense & Investigations

bboss@cozen.com

(202) 912-4818

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