Table 4

Experience With Defendants with Mental Illness and Mental Health Defenses by Occupation

ExperienceProsecutor (N = 43)Public Defender (N = 59)Private Defense Attorney (N = 144)Judge (N = 9)Total (N = 255)
More than 15 cases with defendants with mental illness5283533359
Has used the NGRI defense in a case6487443356
Has tried or pleaded a case with a GBMI verdict6480511759
  • Data are percentages of respondent groups.