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The Integrationist Alternative to the Insanity Defense: Reflections on the Exculpatory Scope of Mental Illness in the Wake of the Andrea Yates Trial
(American Journal of Criminal Law, 2003)
On June 20, 2001, Andrea Yates took the lives of her five children by drowning them, one by one, in a bathtub. At her trial on capital murder charges nine months later, she pleaded insanity. Despite very credible evidence ...
Mental Illness and Self-Representation: Faretta, Godinez and Edwards
(Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2009)
In the recent decision of Indiana v. Edwards the Supreme Court held that the right to represent oneself may be denied to defendants who are competent to stand trial if they "still suffer from severe mental illness to the ...
Juvenile Justice: The Fourth Option
(Iowa Law Review, 2009)
The current eclectic mix of solutions to the juvenile-crime problem is insufficiently conceptualized and too beholden to myths about youth, the crimes they commit, and effective means of responding to their problems. The ...
The Death Penalty in Florida
(Elon Law Review, 2009)
This article summarizes the findings and recommendations of the ABA Death Penalty Moratorium Implementation Project's Florida Assessment Team, which I chaired. Relying on an analysis of caselaw, studies, news reports, and ...
Teaching a Course on Regulation of the Police (With a Special Focus on the Sixth Amendment)
(Brandeis Law Journal, 2004)
The organizers of this symposium gave us the choice of writing about effective assistance of counsel or about teaching criminal procedure. I've decided to do both. This article discusses teaching the criminal procedure course ...