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What Atkins Could Mean for People with Mental Illness
(New Mexico Law Review, 2003)
This article, written for a symposium on Atkins v. Virginia - the Supreme Court decision that prohibited execution of people with mental retardation - argues that people with severe mental illness must now also be protected ...
Is Atkins the Antithesis or Apotheosis of Anti-Discrimination Principles? Sorting Out the Groupwide Effects of Exempting People with Mental Retardation from the Death Penalty
(Alabama Law Review, 2004)
In "Atkins v. Virginia", the U.S. Supreme Court held that people with mental retardation may not be executed. z Many advocates for people with disability cheered the decision, because it provides a group of disabled people ...
Treatment of the Mentally Disabled: Rethinking the Community-First Idea
(Nebraska Law Review, 1990)
In the past several decades the treatment, habilitation and education of the mentally disabled has been heavily influenced by what could be called the "community-first" movement. This movement which encompasses such ...
The Right to Voice Reprised
(Seton Hall Law Review, 2010)
This article appears in a symposium issue of Seton Hall Law Review on courtroom epistemology. In Proving the Unprovable: The Role of Law, Science and Speculation in Adjudicating Culpability and Dangerousness, I argued that ...
A Defense of the Integrationist Test as a Replacement for the Special Defense of Insanity
(Texas Tech Law Review, 2009)
This article, written for a symposium on "Criminal Law and the Excuses," defends the "Integrationist" approach to analysis of the exculpatory effect of mental disability that I developed in Chapter Two of my book, Minding ...