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Criminal mental health and disability law, evidence and testimony : a comprehensive reference manual for lawyers, judges, and criminal justice professionals

Parry, John, 1948-

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Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • A legal history of mental health and disability in the criminal justice system -- Mental health and disability law -- Criminal incompetency -- Insanity and diminished culpability -- Dangerousness in the criminal law -- Jails, prisons, and secure "treatment" facilities : conditions of confinement and release -- Admissibility of expert evidence and testimony -- Mental health diagnoses and assessments -- Criminal incompetency -- Insanity and diminished culpability -- Dangerousness to others and self -- Care and treatment of inmates -- Disability discrimination involving inmates in corrections facilities
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