Saturday, December 19, 2009

iPost: Is autism on deck to be the next group to be considered to be excluded from capital punishment

Interesting story re use of autism as a defense for a crime. Could
autism and autistic spectrum disorders (eg, aspergers) be the new MR/
ID exclusion from capital punishment? Did the original SCOTUS Atkins
decision open the door of the proverbial "slippery slope"
If you thought MR/ID diagnosis was complicated this would be much more

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