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new hampshire rule

new hampshire rule in Medicine

New Hampshire rule New Hamp·shire rule (nōō' hāmp'shər, -shēr', hām'-, nyōō')
n.
An 1871 U.S. rule used as a test of criminal responsibility and stating that criminal intent is not involved if the criminal act was due to insanity.

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