POL 250 2-28 Notes

POL 250 2-28 Notes - 228 Notes Wednesday 12:38 PM Sanity...

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Unformatted text preview: 228 Notes Wednesday, February 28, 2007 12:38 PM Sanity Harm a. Legal guilt a. Moral culpability Punishment Harm (then) Trial (now) Punishment (future) Punishment: 8th Amendment Cruel and unusual punishment Ford v. Wainright (1986) Defendant was guilty of murder, sentenced to death He had onset of psychosis No execution if mentally insane at time WA v. Harper (1992) Forcibly medicate AR v. Singleton (2003) Psychotic symptoms arise after sentencing Trial: 5th and 6th Amendments Fair and impartial trial Competency a. Able to understand proceedings a. Able to assist in your defense Riggins v. NV (1992) Forcible medication=? Sell v. US (2002) Govt. interest in trial, med helps, necessary, appropriate ...
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POL 250 2-28 Notes - 228 Notes Wednesday 12:38 PM Sanity...

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