sane adj: mentally sound; specif: able to understand one's actions and distinguish right from wrong

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I adjective animi, balanced, clearheaded, competent, coolheaded, judicious, legitimate, levelheaded, logical, lucid, mentally sound, mentis compos, normal, rational, realistic, reasonable, responsible, sanus, sensible, sober, sober-minded, sound, understanding, undisturbed II index lucid, rational, sensible

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Of sound mind; in possession of one’s mental faculties; not insane.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

n. The condition of having a sound and rational mind; being mentally healthy and having the ability to distinguish right from wrong. In all jurisdictions, being sane is presumed, and it is up to the defense to prove the contrary to be true. Synonymous with sanity.
@ sanity hearing
1 An examination of one's mental competency to see whether one is mentally equipped to stand trial.
2 A court proceeding, held to determine whether a person's mental health dictates institutionalization.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

(especially in mind), ,

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