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ERIC Number: EJ541019
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
People with Mental Retardation Are Dying, Legally.
Keyes, Denis; And Others
Mental Retardation, v35 n1 p59-63 Feb 1997
Criticizes the institution of the death penalty for convicted criminals with mental retardation. Examples are given of cases in which juries were not told of the defendant's mental retardation before sentencing, and a list of defendants with mental retardation that have been executed since 1976 is provided. (CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A