The Role of Mental Illness in Criminal Trials: Insanity and Mental Incompetence: Volume Two


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The Insanity Defense: American Developments: The Role of Mental Illness in Criminal Trials

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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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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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Davis v. United States, 160 U.S. 469 (1895). Smith v. United States, 36 F.2d 548 (D.C. Cir. 1929). Leland v. Oregon, 343 U.S. 790 (1952). Durham v. United States, 214 F.2d 862 (D.C. 1954). United States v. Brawner, 471 F.2d 969 (D.C. 1972). "American Psychiatric Association Statement on the Insanity Defense," American Journal of Psychiatry 120 (1983). Perlin, Michael J. excerpt from The Jurisprudence of the Insanity Defense (Carolina Academic Press, 1994). "The Insanity Defense Reform Act, 18" United States Code SC 17 (2000). English, Jodie. "The Light Between Twilight and Dusk: Federal Criminal Law and the Volitional Insanity Defense," Hastings Law Journal 40 (1988). Perlin, Michael J. excerpt from The Jurisprudence of the Insanity Defense (Carolina Academic Press, 1994). Nygaard, Richard Lowell. "On Responsibility: Or, the Insanity of Mental Defenses and Punishment," Villanova Law Review 41 (1996). Elliott, Carl. excerpt from The Rules of Insanity: Moral Responsibility and the Mentally Ill Offender (1996). Slobogin, Christopher. "An End to Insanity: Recasting the Role of Mental Disability in Criminal Cases," Virginia Law Review 86 (2000).
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