Propositions for the reform of the criminal law concerning Insanity had been debated in Ireland for decades. The factors, which undoubtedly justified the delay of reform, included traditionally low rates of crime and imprisonment in Ireland and... Read Article »
This paper examines the role of societal biases on the use of the Insanity plea, particularly with serial killers. As it stands today, society overestimates the use of the Insanity plea when in fact it can only be pled in limited cases. This paper... Read Article »
In 1981, Ricky Rector of Conway, Arkansas went on a shooting spree that resulted in the death of one man and the injury of two bystanders. Ricky also shot and killed Officer Bob Martin, who had gone to the home of Rector’s mother after Ricky... Read Article »
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