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9780674048935 | Harvard Univ Pr, February 22, 2016, cover price $45.00

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9780515081985, titled "Lone Star on Outlaw Mountain" | Reissue edition (Jove Pubns, August 1, 1985), cover price $2.50 | also contains Lone Star on Outlaw Mountain

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Product Description: A popular crowd pleaser from the late sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama that included elements of dance, slapstick, and disguise. For the first time in four hundred years, the lyrics and music notation for nine jigs from this period are presented, as well as an appendix for dance instruction...read more

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9780312031435, titled "Mad or Bad?" | Palgrave Macmillan, July 1, 1989, cover price $29.95 | also contains Mad or Bad?

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9780859898782 | Univ of Exeter Pr, March 15, 2014, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: A popular crowd pleaser from the late sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century, the dramatic jig was a short, comic, bawdy musical-drama that included elements of dance, slapstick, and disguise.

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By Jennifer Hamburg and Sue Truesdell (illustrator)

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9780306760693, titled "Insanity and the Criminal Law" | Da Capo Pr, January 1, 1981, cover price $40.00 | also contains Insanity and the Criminal Law

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9780374350581 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, October 1, 2013, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: For a myriad of reasons the criminal justice system has become the de facto mental health system. This book explores how and why this is the case. Sensationalized cases often drive criminal justice policies that can sometimes be impulsively enacted and misguided...read more

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9781611630398 | 2 edition (Carolina Academic Pr, June 18, 2013), cover price $62.00 | About this edition: For a myriad of reasons the criminal justice system has become the de facto mental health system.

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Product Description: A Lawyer's Guide to Understanding Psychiatry focuses on providing a basic understanding of, and working familiarity with, the situations and terminology lawyers encounter in dealing with patients and clinicians. This information enables lawyers to frame better questions and more precisely identify facts pertinent to the case...read more

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9781614385943 | Amer Bar Assn, December 7, 2013, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: A Lawyer's Guide to Understanding Psychiatry focuses on providing a basic understanding of, and working familiarity with, the situations and terminology lawyers encounter in dealing with patients and clinicians.

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Product Description: For a myriad of reasons the criminal justice system has become the de facto mental health system, with the three largest inpatient psychiatric institutions in America being jails--not hospitals. This book explores how and why this is the case...read more

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9781594602689 | Carolina Academic Pr, June 11, 2008, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: For a myriad of reasons the criminal justice system has become the de facto mental health system, with the three largest inpatient psychiatric institutions in America being jails--not hospitals.

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Product Description: In American criminal law, if a defendant demonstrates that they lack certain psychological capabilities, they may be excused of blame and punishment for wrongdoing. However, criminal defense law often fails to consider the developmental science of individual differences in ability and functioning that may inform jurisprudential issues of rational capacity and responsibility in criminal law...read more

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9780521513760 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 31, 2012, cover price $114.99 | About this edition: In American criminal law, if a defendant demonstrates that they lack certain psychological capabilities, they may be excused of blame and punishment for wrongdoing.

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Product Description: The insanity defense debate has come full circle, again. The current round began when John Hinckley opened fire; in 1843, it was Daniel M'Naghten who pulled the trigger; the "acts" of both would-be "insanity acquittees" provoked the press, the populace, a President, and a Queen to expressions of outrage, and triggered Congress, the House of Lords, judges, jurists, psychologists, and psychiatrists to debate this most maddening matter...read more

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9780306428999 | Plenum Pub Corp, October 1, 1988, cover price $179.00 | About this edition: The insanity defense debate has come full circle, again.

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9781461289241 | Reprint edition (Springer Verlag, September 30, 2011), cover price $109.00 | About this edition: The insanity defense debate has come full circle, again.

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Product Description: In this book, it is argued that serious personality disorders are pre-psychotic conditions. Persons suffering from such conditions may, under inner or outer stress, lapse into transient psychotic behavior during which they offend, while later they can integrate into their previous non-psychotic mental state...read more

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9789089742582 | Eleven Intl Pub, June 20, 2010, cover price $73.00 | About this edition: In this book, it is argued that serious personality disorders are pre-psychotic conditions.

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Product Description: Hundreds of thousands of the inmates who populate the nation's jails and prison systems today are identified as mentally ill. Many experts point to the deinstitutionalization of mental hospitals in the 1960s, which led to more patients living on their own, as the reason for this high rate of incarceration...read more

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9780813543376 | Rutgers Univ Pr, August 30, 2008, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Hundreds of thousands of the inmates who populate the nation's jails and prison systems today are identified as mentally ill.

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9780813543383 | Rutgers Univ Pr, August 30, 2008, cover price $26.95

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Product Description: The insanity defense is one of the oldest fixtures of the Anglo-American legal tradition. Though it is available to people charged with virtually any crime, and is often employed without controversy, homicide defendants who raise the insanity defense are often viewed by the public and even the legal system as trying to get away with murder...read more

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9780195326130 | 1 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, April 7, 2008), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: The insanity defense is one of the oldest fixtures of the Anglo-American legal tradition.

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9780470144206 | 1 edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 14, 2008), cover price $90.00

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9781118662397 | John Wiley & Sons Inc, March 3, 2008, cover price $85.00

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Product Description: This book presents a scholarly examination of some of the most popular psychiatric disorders, psychological syndromes, trauma disorders, addictions, and emotional injury claims in an attempt to determine if these are merely forms of malingering being used to achieve financial gain through litigation, or as a means of escaping criminal or civil responsibility...read more
By Jack Kitaeff (editor)

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9781934043585 | Cambria Pr, November 30, 2007, cover price $139.95 | About this edition: This book presents a scholarly examination of some of the most popular psychiatric disorders, psychological syndromes, trauma disorders, addictions, and emotional injury claims in an attempt to determine if these are merely forms of malingering being used to achieve financial gain through litigation, or as a means of escaping criminal or civil responsibility.

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Product Description: This new book written by ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law Director, John Parry, J.D. and forensic psychologist, Eric Y. Drogin, J.D., Ph.D., Manual has been formatted and written to guide lawyers, judges, law students, and forensic and other mental disability professionals through the maze of civil and criminal laws, standards, and evidentiary pitfalls, and forensic practices that characterize this area of the law...read more

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9781590318324 | Amer Bar Assn, August 1, 2007, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: This new book written by ABA Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law Director, John Parry, J.

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Product Description: Book by Richard I. Frederick, David F. Mrad, Richart L. DeMier

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9781568871028 | 1 edition (Professional Resource Pr, May 1, 2007), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: Book by Richard I.

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Product Description: Professor Fradella's new monograph traces the development of defenses of excuse from their English Common Law roots to their various modern formulations under U.S.law. It includes an interdisciplinary, detailed analysis of the historical evolution of the insanity defense, the diminished capacity/responsibility doctrines and related criminal defenses of excuse based on mental illness, including genetic-based defenses, the Black rage defense, the PMS defense, Battered Women s syndrome defense, and the media intoxication defense...read more

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9781933146317 | Academica Pr Llc, April 17, 2007, cover price $74.95 | About this edition: Professor Fradella's new monograph traces the development of defenses of excuse from their English Common Law roots to their various modern formulations under U.

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Product Description: This book takes a historical and systems perspective to examine the interaction between the social science community and the law.    Each chapter contains an historical or a philosophical introduction to a problem, followed by discussion of the major legal issues and reviews of a wide range of research, including the experimental literature...read more

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9780205474547 | 2 edition (Prentice Hall, October 13, 2006), cover price $176.40 | About this edition: This book takes a historical and systems perspective to examine the interaction between the social science community and the law.

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Product Description: The media is full of disturbing scenes of deranged, psychotic killers lurking around every corner, waiting to attack when innocent victims least expect. Despite the unrealistic nature of these scenes, the ensuing fear results in very real, often-shortsighted, attempts at protecting the public from the perceived danger that mentally ill persons in our communities represent...read more

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9781594601170 | Carolina Academic Pr, August 30, 2006, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: The media is full of disturbing scenes of deranged, psychotic killers lurking around every corner, waiting to attack when innocent victims least expect.

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Product Description: Minding Justice offers a comprehensive examination of the laws governing the punishment, detention, and protection of people with mental disabilities. Using famous cases such as those of John Hinckley, Andrea Yates, and Theodore Kaczynski, the book analyzes the insanity defense and related doctrines, the role of mental disability in sentencing, the laws that authorize commitment of "sexual predators" and others thought to be a threat to society, and the rules that restrict participation of mentally compromised individuals in the criminal and treatment decision-making processes...read more

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9780674022041 | Harvard Univ Pr, April 15, 2006, cover price $69.50 | About this edition: Minding Justice offers a comprehensive examination of the laws governing the punishment, detention, and protection of people with mental disabilities.

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9781584773474 | 2 edition (Lawbook Exchange Ltd, September 1, 2003), cover price $95.00

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9780880484015 | 2 sub edition (Amer Psychiatric Pub Inc, May 1, 1992), cover price $52.00
9780880482004 | Amer Psychiatric Pub Inc, January 1, 1987, cover price $35.00

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9781585621675 | 2 edition (Amer Psychiatric Pub Inc, July 14, 2003), cover price $92.00

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'This book points out differences between lawyers and mental health professionals. Its purpose is to help lawyers and mental health professionals understand the role of the other in order to understand each side's perspective and help them work together in a more harmonious manner.'

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9781410734433 | Authorhouse, May 1, 2003, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: 'This book points out differences between lawyers and mental health professionals.

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9781410734440 | Authorhouse, May 1, 2003, cover price $17.50 | About this edition: 'This book points out differences between lawyers and mental health professionals.

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Product Description: This book offers a conceptual model for understanding the nature of legal competencies. The model is interpreted to assist mental health professionals in designing and performing assessments for legal competencies defined in criminal and civil law, and to guide research that will improve the practice of evaluations for legal competencies...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780306473432 | 2 sub edition (Plenum Pub Corp, November 1, 2002), cover price $349.00 | About this edition: This book offers a conceptual model for understanding the nature of legal competencies.
9780306421266 | Plenum Pub Corp, February 1, 1986, cover price $83.50 | also contains Economics for the IB Diploma | About this edition: As in its first edition, this book offers a conceptual model for understanding the nature of legal competencies.

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9780306473449 | 2 edition (Plenum Pub Corp, January 1, 2003), cover price $199.00 | About this edition: This book offers a conceptual model for understanding the nature of legal competencies.

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Product Description: A powerful, sophisticated, and original critique on how the disciplines of law and psychiatry behave and on how the mental health and justice systems operate, Punishing the Mentally Ill reveals where, how, and why the identity and humanity of persons with psychiatric disorders are consciously and unconsciously denied...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780791454039 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $73.50 | About this edition: A provocative exploration of a wide range of controversies in mental health law, this book argues that the criminal justice system punishes citizens for being mentally ill.

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9780791454046 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 1, 2002, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: A powerful, sophisticated, and original critique on how the disciplines of law and psychiatry behave and on how the mental health and justice systems operate, Punishing the Mentally Ill reveals where, how, and why the identity and humanity of persons with psychiatric disorders are consciously and unconsciously denied.

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