ERIC Number: EJ441295
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Establishing Mental Retardation in Capital Cases: A Potential Matter of Life and Death.
Baroff, George S.
Mental Retardation, v29 n6 p343-49 Dec 1991
This paper discusses psychological test obstacles to gaining the acceptance of a diagnosis of mental retardation in criminal defendants, use of the Revised Beta intelligence test with defendants who may be retarded, possible modification of the adaptive behavior criterion for criminal defendants, and appropriateness of the death penalty for persons with mental retardation. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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