The case of Andrea Yates made the headlines in 2001 and continues to stir controversy today. Originally found guilty in the courts, Yates was retried and found â€œnot guilty by reason of insanity.â€ She was to be committed to a mental hospital for treatment.
Research the Andrea Yates cases and the use of the â€œnot guilty by reason of insanityâ€ plea in the justice system. Summarize your research of the Yates case. After critically thinking through your position on this case, explain your position and your reasoning for that position.
This essay should be a minimum of 250 words