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Or it may mean offering an alternative explanation for the crime that makes it seem as if the defendant doesn't meet the legal definition of insanity.
A common definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again and expecting different results.
BENJAMIN Franklin wrote that, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.
Einstein suggested that a good definition of insanity was doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.
What better definition of insanity could one require than Tony Blair being interrogated at the Dispatch Box for his Prime Ministerial analysis of a cat-fight between three grotesque caricatures of modern womanhood - the Chav queen, the washed-up pop singer and the topless model - and a simpering Bollywood actress?
It's a way of approaching clients and work with the firm belief that doing something you've always done and expecting a different result is, as the saying goes, the definition of insanity.
Albert Einstein once said that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and hoping for different results.
Einstein's definition of insanity is doing the same thing over again and expecting a different result.
Ben Franklin said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.
Ben Franklin once said, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results.
Given the intense media coverage of this case and the narrow definition of insanity, it might have been easier for Yates to crawl through the eye of a needle than to wangle a generous-but-quiet plea bargain and fade into an institution for a few years.
Was it Albert Einstein who said: "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result" (Communique, May 16/03).
183) The two-pronged ALI test, which broadened M'Naghten by changing the language from "know" to "appreciate," made it easier for individuals to meet the legal definition of insanity.
Albert Einstein once pointed out that the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting a different result.
Doing the same thing again and again and expecting different results is the classic definition of insanity.