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SPU shooting: Why an insanity defense is so tough to use

Oct 11, 2016

The man accused in a deadly shooting 2014 attack at Seattle Pacific University has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity.

On the opening day of the trial, University of Washington law professor Mary Fan told KUOW’s Kim Malcolm why it’s so hard to use that defense.