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The Role of Mental Health Professionals in the Criminal Process: The Case for Informed Speculation
(Virginia Law Review, 1980)
In this article we have attempted to make the case for continued participation by appropriately qualified mental health professionals in the adjudication of reconstructive subjective issues of the criminal law. In Part I, ...
Experts, Mental States, and Acts
(Seton Hall Law Review, 2008)
In my book Proving the Unprovable, I discussed at length the considerations that might govern the admissibility of expert psychiatric and psychological testimony in criminal and quasi-criminal cases.' This evidence law ...
Dangerousness and Expertise Redux
(Emory Law Journal, 2006)
Civil commitment, confinement under sexual predator laws, and many capital and noncapital sentences depend upon proof of a propensity toward violence. This Article discusses the current state of prediction science, in ...
The Structure of Expertise in Criminal Cases
(Seton Hall Law Review, 2003)
This essay, part of a two-issue symposium on the implications of Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals and its progeny, is built around three propositions about expert testimony and criminal cases. First, the "Daubert ...
Doubts About Daubert: Psychiatric Anecdata as a Case Study
(Washington & Lee Law Review, 2000)
In Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc., the Supreme Court sensibly held that testimony purporting to be scientific is admissible only if it possesses sufficient indicia of scientific validity. In Kumho Tire Co. v. ...