A seminar on the book « Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty »

To read on Cornell Law School website:

John Blume Book Celebration

Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty

Death Penalty

Thursday, April 26, 2018
12:00 pm – 1:45 pm
Cornell Law School
Moot Court Room (390 Myron Taylor Hall)

With Speakers:

Marc Tasse (Co-Author)
Professor & Director, Nisonger Center
The Ohio State University

Sheri Johnson
James and Mark Flanagan Professor of Law
Cornell Law School

Karen Salekin
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
The University of Alabama

James Ellis
Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law
University of New Mexico

Sandra Babcock
Clinical Professor of Law
Cornell Law School

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On Amazon:

Intellectual Disability and the Death Penalty: Current Issues and Controversies

Providing key information for students or professionals in the fields of criminology, education, psychology, law, and law enforcement, this book documents the legal and clinical aspects of the issues related to intellectual disability and the death penalty.

• Provides a comprehensive review of the legal and clinical aspects of the death penalty and intellectual disability

• Offers a detailed discussion of the Supreme court decision in Atkins v. Virginia as well as a review of court decisions since that 2002 ruling

• Details the diagnostic issues related to determination of intellectual disability, such as the assessment of intellectual functioning, adaptive behavior, and age of onset

• Shares best practices in clinical assessment and important forensic matters that must be considered

Product details

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Praeger (December 1, 2017)
  • Language: English

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