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Mental Disorders

Source:
Vaknin, Sam. "Many People with Mental Illness Should Not Be Exempt from the Death Penalty." The Death Penalty 2013: n. pag. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 21 Apr. 2015. <http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/ovic/ViewpointsDetailsPage/ViewpointsDetailsWindow?failOverType=&query=&prodId=OVIC&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&display-query=&mode=view&displayGroupName=Viewpoints&limiter=&u=j071909010&currPage=&disableHighlighting=true&displayGroups=&sortBy=&source=&search_within_results=&p=OVIC&action=e&catId=&activityType=&scanId=&documentId=GALE%7CEJ3010124289>.

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Indeed, when it comes to the antiquated insanity defense, the legal profession is completely at odds with modern psychiatry, which recognizes that "insanity" is an inaccurate term to use in describing an incredibly wide spectrum of mental states, not all of which should automatically get a criminal off the judicial hook

My Ideas:

i would uze this quote to back up on my research that mental people should not be exempt from the dealth penalty

History:
Created: 04/22/15 12:26 PM

Mental Disorders 2

Source:
Vatz, Richard E. "Mentally Ill Offenders Should Be Held Responsible for Their Actions." Crime and Criminals 2010: n. pag. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 21 Apr. 2015. <http://ic.galegroup.com/ic/ovic/ViewpointsDetailsPage/ViewpointsDetailsWindow?failOverType=&query=&prodId=OVIC&windowstate=normal&contentModules=&display-query=&mode=view&displayGroupName=Viewpoints&limiter=&u=j071909010&currPage=&disableHighlighting=false&displayGroups=&sortBy=&source=&search_within_results=&p=OVIC&action=e&catId=&activityType=&scanId=&documentId=GALE%7CEJ3010119309>.

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When defense mental health "experts" testify to a lack of a defendant's criminal intent, these "hired guns" are aiming to have the perpetrator confined to a psychiaOf all of the matters that psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers undertake, support of accused criminals', and particularly killers', pleas of "not guilty by reason of insanity" or, in some states, "not criminally responsible," is perhaps the most outrageously invalid.tric institution rather than a jail.

My Ideas:

This quote helps me prove that people with mental illnesses should not be exempt from the death penalty.

History:
Created: 04/22/15 12:29 PM