Monday, February 28, 2011

Brain damage mitigation death penalty cases@The Daily Digest, 2/28/11

The week starts off with two failed brain damage/mitigation/capital cases. The first case is failure of mitigation at the trial level, and the second is a reversal of a successful PCRA claim. Neurological evidence is now introduced as mitigating evidence in many capital cases. The general claim goes something like: Don't blame me, blame my [...]

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Educational Psychologist