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The Role of Mental Illness in Criminal Trials free pdf This compendium brings together the major legal precedents and legal commentaries that have defined the role of mental illness in criminal trials throughout U.S history. The set will consider, among other issues, the evolution of the Supreme Court's position on the insanity defense and mental retardation, how these affect one's competency to stand trial or be executed, and how these affect culpability and punishment. This collection reprints in facsimile the most influential scholarship published in this subject area. The thematically-organized volumes are available individually or as a set.

About Jane Moriarty

Jane Moriarty is Visiting Associate Professor at the University of Akron School of Law, Akron Ohio. She is author of Psychological and Scientific Evidence in Criminal Trials (Clark Boardman Callaghan, 1996), which is updated annually, and editor of Women and the Law (West Group, 1998). She has written a number of articles dealing with law, evidence, and expert witnesses.

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Author : Jane Moriarty
Publisher : Garland Publishing Inc
Data Published : 29 November 2001
ISBN : 0815335733
EAN : 9780815335733
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 900 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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