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Foreword: Is Justice Just Us?
(Hofstra Law Review, 2000)
This is a review of JUSTICE, LIABILITY AND BLAME, by Paul Robinson and John Darley. The book is a summary of 18 studies which surveyed lay subjects about their attitudes toward various aspects of criminal law doctrine, ...
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. ...
An End to Insanity: Recasting the Role of Mental Disability in Criminal Cases
(Virginia Law Review, 2000)
This article argues that mental illness should no longer be the basis for a special defense of insanity. Instead, mental disorder should be considered in criminal cases only if relevant to other excuse doctrines, such as ...
The Criminal Defense Lawyer's Fiduciary Duty to Clients With Mental Disability
(Fordham Law Review, 2000)
This Article has argued that the defense attorney has a multifaceted fiduciary duty toward the client with mental disability. That duty requires, first and foremost, respect for the autonomy of the client. The lawyer shows ...