TITLE

Mind, Body, and the Criminal Law

AUTHOR(S)
Shen, Francis X.
PUB. DATE
June 2013
SOURCE
Minnesota Law Review;2013, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p2036
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on criminal legislations related to identification of mental and physical injuries and their interpretation by various courts. It discusses recent civil litigation concerning the issue of Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as a "bodily" injury. It describes the design of new experiments and and their findings on the understanding of bodily injury by general people and also discusses the implications of these results.
ACCESSION #
91862345

 

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