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Trends. Deep In The Heart Of Texas: Threat Of Violence And The Duty To Warn, Ibpp Editor Oct 1999

Trends. Deep In The Heart Of Texas: Threat Of Violence And The Duty To Warn, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

The article discusses violence in the mentally ill and the obligation to report potential threats.


Is Coke The Real Thing? The Pause That Refreshes? Hysterical Blindness On Hysteria In Belgium, Ibpp Editor Jul 1999

Is Coke The Real Thing? The Pause That Refreshes? Hysterical Blindness On Hysteria In Belgium, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article comments on the outbreak of symptoms allegedly reactive to imbibing Coca-Cola in Belgium, journalistic coverage of the outbreak, and the relationship between the two.


Trends. Immigration And Naturalization Service V. Aguirre, No. 97-1754: Can Crime Be Nonpolitical?, Ibpp Editor Mar 1999

Trends. Immigration And Naturalization Service V. Aguirre, No. 97-1754: Can Crime Be Nonpolitical?, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This articles discusses a recent Supreme Court case revolving around whether foreigners who have committed serious nonpolitical crimes outside the US are ineligible for refugee status regardless of the severity of persecution that would await them at their countries of origin.


Moral Reasons And The Limitation Of Liberty, Jeffrie G. Murphy Mar 1999

Moral Reasons And The Limitation Of Liberty, Jeffrie G. Murphy

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Crimes Against Autonomy: Gerald Dworkin On The Enforcement Of Morality, Lawrence C. Becker Mar 1999

Crimes Against Autonomy: Gerald Dworkin On The Enforcement Of Morality, Lawrence C. Becker

William & Mary Law Review

No abstract provided.


Some Thoughts On The Evidentiary Aspects Of Technologically Produced Or Presented Evidence, Fredric I. Lederer Jan 1999

Some Thoughts On The Evidentiary Aspects Of Technologically Produced Or Presented Evidence, Fredric I. Lederer

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Does Expert Evidence Pertaining To Battered Woman Syndrome Influence Juror Verdicts?, Clare E. Shannon Jan 1999

Does Expert Evidence Pertaining To Battered Woman Syndrome Influence Juror Verdicts?, Clare E. Shannon

Theses: Doctorates and Masters

This research investigated whether expert evidence pertaining to Battered Woman Syndrome (BWS) influences juror verdicts the legal requirements of self defence (imminence, proportionality and an attempt to retreat from the situation) are generally not met in cases where battered women kill their partner: The killings do not immediately follow the attack, the force used is not proportionate to the attack and there is often no previous attempt to retreat from the situation. BWS expert psychological evidence has been admitted by Australian Courts to provide jurors with an alternative perspective for determining whether a woman's actions were reasonable in the ...