Recommended Titles and Treatises

Mental defenses

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by Jane Starnes. Texas District and County Attorneys Association. 2005.
130 pages.

This volume from the Texas District and County Attorneys Association covers issues of mental illness and incompetency in criminal proceedings. The book’s four sections cover what types of mental illness are often recognized in criminal cases, the laws surrounding competency to stand trial, the insanity defense, and the legal issues surrounding mental retardation. Each chapter includes useful sample forms.

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