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The Insanity Defense: Mental Illness, Media, and High-Profile Crimes


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As the US has been facing an increase in mass-shootings, looking at how juries understand mental illness as it relates to these crimes is becoming increasingly important. This study explores public opinion of the insanity defense and the public's view of mental illness in three high -profile crimes. The review of the literature indicates that there is significant misconception amongst the public regarding mental illness as well as the insanity defense. This is has major implications for the outcomes of jury trials as prospective jurors are selected from the public who may have preconceived notions of mental illness and the insanity defense. I hope you enjoy this study.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC60843
AuthorScott Elmore
Number of Pages84
Publishing Year23.09.2014
Edition1 st
Book TypePsychology
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
In The Box1 Piece
Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-05 00:00:00
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