Michael Perlin shows how the administration of the death penalty deprives persons with mental disabilities of their constitutional rights, and how trial courts and prosecutors consciously flaunt the law. Using real life examples, he brings this often overlooked situation to light and calls for immediate change.
Author: Perlin, Michael L.
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Title: Mental Disability and the Death Penalty: The Shame of the States
Pages: 00200 (Encrypted EPUB)
On Sale: 2013-01-04
Lib Category: Mentally ill offenders – United States
Lib Category: Capital punishment – United States
Category: Law : Criminal Procedure
Category: Law : Criminal Law – Sentencing