The Insanity Defense: A Critical Assessment of Law and Policy in the Post-Hinckley Era

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No area of criminal law has been the subject of more controversy than the insanity defense. "The Insanity Defense" is a clear assessment of this issue as it exists in the 1980s. It provides the reader with a basis for understanding and evaluating the legislative and judicial responses to the factors that have stirred this controversy. Because extremely complex issues are involved in the effort to formulate an insanity defense, Simon and Aaronson begin with a detailed historical overview. They discuss the necessity of expert ...

The Insanity Defense: A Critical Assessment of Law and Policy in the Post-Hinckley Era 1988, Praeger Publishers, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780275928308

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The Insanity Defense: A Critical Assessment of Law and Policy in the Post-Hinckley Era 1988, Praeger, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780275928315

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