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Jones V. United States, Lewis F. Powell Jr. Oct 1982

Jones V. United States, Lewis F. Powell Jr.

Supreme Court Case Files

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Invisible Teachers: A Comment On Perceptions In The Classroom, Robert F. Nagel Jan 1982

Invisible Teachers: A Comment On Perceptions In The Classroom, Robert F. Nagel

Articles

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Book Review Of Psychology In Legal Contexts, By Lloyd Bostock, Michael L. Perlin Jan 1982

Book Review Of Psychology In Legal Contexts, By Lloyd Bostock, Michael L. Perlin

Other Publications

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Book Review Of Psychology In Legal Contexts, By Lloyd Bostock, Michael L. Perlin Jan 1982

Book Review Of Psychology In Legal Contexts, By Lloyd Bostock, Michael L. Perlin

Other Publications

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Book Review Of Psychology In Legal Contexts, By Lloyd Bostock, Michael L. Perlin Jan 1982

Book Review Of Psychology In Legal Contexts, By Lloyd Bostock, Michael L. Perlin

Other Publications

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Failed Explanations And Criminal Responsibility: Experts And The Unconscious, Stephen J. Morse Jan 1982

Failed Explanations And Criminal Responsibility: Experts And The Unconscious, Stephen J. Morse

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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A Preference For Liberty: The Case Against Involuntary Commitment Of The Mentally Disordered, Stephen J. Morse Jan 1982

A Preference For Liberty: The Case Against Involuntary Commitment Of The Mentally Disordered, Stephen J. Morse

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

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Jury Selection In Two Countries: A Psychological Perspective, Valerie P. Hans Jan 1982

Jury Selection In Two Countries: A Psychological Perspective, Valerie P. Hans

Cornell Law Faculty Publications

A comparative survey of jury selection practices in Britain and the United States indicates that the two countries differ along a number of dimensions, including the emphasis on the jury selection process in the trial, the amount and type of information available about prospective jurors, and the frequency with which trial lawyers alter the composition of the jury. The probable impact of these differences is analysed by considering the importance of jury composition in determining a jury’s verdict, the effectiveness of lawyers in exercising their challenges, and broader effects of jury selection procedures in the two countries.


Compulsory Treatment In Psychiatry: Some Reflections On Self-Determination, Patient Competency And Professional Expertise, Lawrence O. Gostin Jan 1982

Compulsory Treatment In Psychiatry: Some Reflections On Self-Determination, Patient Competency And Professional Expertise, Lawrence O. Gostin

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works

In this article the author examines the rationale, in legal and policy terms, of the inextricable association traditionally formed between certification and incompetency. He argues that forming categories of people in which the law automatically dispenses with the requirement of seeking consent is fraught with conceptual inconsistencies and practical difficulties. He further argues that clinical judgments made without the consent of the patient should be made subject to an independent statutory review. Such a review procedure could also be adopted for treatments which are unusually hazardous, irreversible or not fully established even if the doctor purports to proceed with the ...


Comments On Parfit, Donald H. Regan Jan 1982

Comments On Parfit, Donald H. Regan

Articles

I will begin by saying that I am persuaded by most of Derek's claims and arguments. That may tend to make for rather uninteresting commentary, but I shall try to find something to say. I shall offer only one criticism of the main part of Derek's paper, and then I shall discuss at somewhat greater length the questions he raises in the last section of his paper. In the main body of the paper, Derek attempts to prove that if we accept what he calls the Complex View of personal identity, then we must abandon what he calls ...