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The Role of Mental Illness in Criminal Trials: V. 3. Competency to Be Tried, Imprisoned and Executed

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ISBN13: 9780815340645
ISBN: 0815340648
Published: December 2001
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Format: Hardback
Price: £160.00



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This compendium brings together the major legal precedents and legal commentaries that have defined the role of mental illness in criminal trials throughout U.S history. The set will consider, among other issues, the evolution of the Supreme Court's position on the insanity defense and mental retardation, how these affect one's competency to stand trial or be executed, and how these affect culpability and punishment. 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.

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Contents:
Dusky V. United States, 362 U.S.
402 (1960). Pate v. Robinson, 383 U.S.
375 (1966). Drope v. Missouri, 420 U.S.
162 (1975). Ford v. Wainwright, 477 U.S.
399 (1986). Penry v. Lynaugh, 492 U.S.
302 (1989). Washington v. Harper, 494 U.S.
210 (1990). Riggins v. Nevada, 504 U.S.
127 (1992). Louisiana v. Perry, 610 So.2d 746 (1992). Fouch v. Louisiana, 504 U.S.
71 (1992). Cooper v. Oklahoma, 517 U.S.
348 (1996). Arrigo, Bruce A., and Christopher R. Williams. 'Law, Ideology, and Critical Inquiry: The Case of Treatment Refusal for Incompetant Prisoners Awaiting Execution,' New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement 25 (1999).