The Role of Mental Illness in Criminal Trials: Insanity & Mental Incompetence: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Role of Mental Illness in Criminal Trials: Insanity & Mental Incompetence

1st Edition

Edited by Jane Moriarty


900 pages

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Hardback: 9780815335733
pub: 2001-10-22
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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:

* Vol. 1: The History of Mental Illness in Criminal Cases: the English Tradition

350 pp*[0-8153-4062-1]

* Vol. 2: The Insanity Defense: American Developments

350 pp*[0-8153-4063-X]

* Vol. 3: Competency to be Tried, Imprisoned and Executed

350 pp*[0-8153-4064-8]

About the Author/Editor

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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