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Judge provides definition of "sound mind" in suicide (access required)

A circuit judge has provided what is apparently the first judicial definition of "sound mind" for cases involving a suicide. Under a Supreme Court case decided last year, Wackwitz v. Roy, (VLW 092-6-078), if a person of "sound mind" commits suicide, his or her estate is barred from suing anyone for causing that suicide. Observers have noted ...

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