Intellectual disability and the death penalty: current issues and controversies

Intellectual disability and how it is diagnosed -- A brief history of and introduction to the modern American death penalty -- The Supreme Court and the categorical exemption from capital punishment for persons with intellectual disability : Atkins v. Virginia -- Atkins on the ground : post-Atkins l...

Full description

Saved in:  
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Tassé, Marc J.
Contributors: Blume, John H. (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, California Denver, Colorado Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC [2018]
Online Access: Inhaltsverzeichnis (Verlag)
Check availability: HBZ Gateway
Subito Delivery Service: Order now.
Keywords:
Description
Summary:Intellectual disability and how it is diagnosed -- A brief history of and introduction to the modern American death penalty -- The Supreme Court and the categorical exemption from capital punishment for persons with intellectual disability : Atkins v. Virginia -- Atkins on the ground : post-Atkins lower court decisions -- Assessing intellectual functioning -- Assessing adaptive behavior -- Assessing the age of onset -- Expert witnesses -- The future of Atkins
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:viii, 176 Seiten Illustrationen
ISBN:9781440840142
1440840148