The insanity defense : a critical assessment of law and policy in the post-Hinckley era /

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Author / Creator:Simon, Rita J (Rita James), 1931-2013
Imprint:New York : Praeger, 1988.
Description:xi, 279 p. ; 25 cm.
Subject:Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- United States.
Insanity defense.
United States.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Aaronson, David E.
ISBN:0275928306 (alk. paper) : $37.85 (est.)
0275928314 (pbk. : alk. paper) : $14.85 (est.)
Notes:Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 265-266.
Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Introduction and Historical Review
  • Rules of Law and Burdens of Proof: From Durham to the Insanity Defense Reform Act of 1984 Expert Witnesses in the Insanity Defense Trials The Jury and the Insanity Defense Survey of Judges, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, and Mental Health Professionals Alternatives: The Movement to Abolish the Defense, and the Guilty but Mentally Ill Verdicts
  • How Other Countries View the Insanity Defense Depictions of the Insanity Defense in Fiction and Theater
  • Appendix: Insanity Defense Standards, Burden of Proof, and Verdict Forms
  • Bibliography
  • Index