Jury and the Defense of Insanity

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 1998-07-31
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Table of Contents

Preface ix(3)
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction to the Transaction Edition 3(12)
Part I History and Method 15(50)
1 The Defense of Insanity in English and American Courts: A Brief Review
2 Experimental Juries -- Method and Research Design
Part II The Impact of the Experimental Variables on the Jury's Verdict 65(32)
3 The Jury's Response to Legal Rules in Defense of Insanity Trials
4 The Jury's Assessment of the Psychiatric Testimony
5 The Jury's Response to the Commitment Instruction
Part III The Influence of Social Status and Attitudes on the Jury's Decisions 97(34)
6 Social Status Differences Among Jurors
7 Jurors' Attitudes Toward Mental Illness, Psychiatry, and Related Topics
Part IV The Jury Deliberates 131(50)
8 The Sound of the Jury
Part V A Look to the Future 181(40)
9 The Jurors' Appraisal of Legal Rules
10 Postscript: The Durham Rule in the Real World
11 Summary and Concluding Remarks
Appendix A The Deliberation of Jury 57 221(26)
Appendix B Bibliography 247(10)
List of Tables 257(6)
Index 263

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