1. Describe the four elements of the defense of duress. Explain
how, depending on the requirements of different states, a defendant may
or may not be able to use the defense of duress based on these four
2. Explain why voluntary intoxication is no excuse for committing a
crime but involuntary intoxication is. Do you agree or disagree?
3. What are the two major approaches to the entrapment defense? Which one do you think is best?
4. What impact did the acquittal of John Hinckley have on the
insanity defense in the United States? Be sure to provide examples.