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The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde Some of the most horrible crimes in the 20th century mostly ones that deal with one or mutable killings were committed by people that were mentally unstable or unable to think or act reasonable unlike the rest of the people in the world In other words these people were considered insane When it comes to these criminals being tried the question comes up is a punishment that would be regularly placed upon a sane criminal is proper and acceptable for an insane criminal Should the criminals be given leeway or less of a punishment because of the weakened condition of their mind These questions come up as a result of reading the book The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson My opinion on this subject is that Im against the punishment of criminals who are found to be insane I think that at the current time period we are in with all the medical advancements into the mind we have criminals that are found insane shouldnt be punished the same as sane criminals Insane people have no control over their actions or behaviors they cant be justified I believe that insane felons need help mentally and thus shouldnt be punished like sane felons The insane should still be kept away from the rest of the world but not kept in prison rather a medical facility In a medical facility the insane can be studied so in the future mankind will have a deeper understanding to what is happening in the heads of the insane This would be a better choice than putting them in prisons as matters might get worse for the insane criminals I fully believe in this action but there are always exceptions to the rule Thats where the strange case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde comes in The case of Dr Jekyll and Mr
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