Recommended Titles and Treatises

Texas criminal procedure & the offender with mental illness: an analysis & guide

by Bryan D. Shannon. NAMI - Texas. 4th edition. 2008.
264 pages.

This resource published by the Texas division of the National Alliance on Mental Illness provides practitioners with an overview of both the historical policy measures that have caused a substantial uptick in the incarceration of mentally ill offenders as well as procedural issues of the Texas justice system for dealing with the mentally ill accused of a crime. The resource is divided in to chapters covering the procedure subsequent to arrest, competency to stand trial, insanity as a defense, and post-conviction issues and remedies.

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