The Federation Press

Simply Criminal

Overview

“The management of the intellectually disabled remains one of the most vexed issues confronting the criminal justice system. ...The authors ... explore the problems confronting lawyers, the judiciary and the wider community. The specific dilemmas confronting these professional groups ... are comprehensively addressed. ...This book will make a significant contribution to our knowledge in the area. ...” - Dr D Wells, Dept of Forensic Medicine

Table of Contents

Neither Mad nor Bad
The Intellectually Disabled Defendant: How, Who and Why?
The Investigatory Phase: Apprehension, Questioning and Charging
Competence in Court
Strategies for Defending the Intellectually Disabled Client
Sentencing: General Principles and Non-Custodial Options
Sentencing: Custodial Options

Table of Cases
Table of Statutes
Index

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