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ERIC Number: EJ1065180
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-3257
Shifting Diagnostic Systems for Defining Intellectual Disability in Death Penalty Cases: Hall vs. Florida
Mukherjee, Mina; Westphal, Alexander
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v45 n7 p2277-2278 Jul 2015
The case of Hall vs. Florida tested Florida's so called "bright line rule" in determining intellectual disability in capital cases. The Supreme Court Decision reflects a more general trend from categorical to dimensional approaches in psychiatric diagnostic systems.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Florida