Mental Illness and the Death Penalty. Defendant's Mental Illness Does Not Place Him in the Same Protected Category, Preventing Execution, as a Mentally Retarded Defendant
Vuotto, Angela M.
Ciccone, J. Richard
Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 2006; 34(2): 253-255
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