Mind, Body, and the Criminal Law

Shen, Francis X.
June 2013
Minnesota Law Review;2013, Vol. 97 Issue 6, p2036
Academic Journal
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.


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