Relevant Case Law

for Culpable Mental State

IBN-TAMAS v. U.S.

Expert testimony on battered wife syndrome should not be included if the potential value is greater than the prejudicial impact on the jury.

MONTANA v. EGELHOFF

Voluntary intoxication cannot be considered when determining the mental state of an individual at the time of an offense.

PEOPLE v. SAILLE
Voluntary intoxication cannot be used as a defense to allow reduction of a murder charge to manslaughter.