An attempt to provide understandable and up-to-date information regarding intelligence testing, intelligence theories, personal competence, adaptive behavior and intellectual disability (mental retardation) as they relate to death penalty (capital punishment) issues. A particular focus will be on psychological measurement, statistical and psychometric issues.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Atkins ID/MR Court Decisions: Nixon v Florida update--2016 initial brief
A initial brief was recently filed with the Florida Supreme Court in the Atkins appeal of Nixon (Nixon v Florida). A prior 2009 court decision can be found here.