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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael L Perlin
|ISBN:||9781442200562 1442200561 9781442200586 1442200588|
|Description:||x, 283 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||An introduction and the dilemma of factual innocence --
Sanism, pretextuality, the role of dignity, and therapeutic jurisprudence --
Future dangerousness and the death penalty --
Mental disability evidence and mitigation --
Competency to be executed : the case of mental retardation --
Competency to be executed : the case of mental illness --
Competency to be executed : the question of medication --
Neuroimaging and the death penalty --
The role of jurors, prosecutors, and judges --
The death penalty, mental disability, and adequacy of counsel --
The death penalty and international human rights law --
|Responsibility:||Michael L. Perlin.|
Prominent mental disability legal scholar Perlin (law, New York Law Sch.; Competence in the Law) has written a compelling account of the many ways in which people with mental illness are
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