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Description

Article identifies and highlights key factors related to the definition of mental retardation that help enable courts, juries, attorneys, and the public at large to fully comprehend the significance of mental retardation in relation to issues which surround the death penalty.

Citation

Patton, J. R., & Keyes, D.K. (2006). Death penalty issues following Atkins. Exceptionality, 14, 237-255.

Publication Year

2006

Audiences

Attorneys
Law Enforcement

Populations

Adolescents
Adults

Topics

Adaptive Behavior
Assessment/Diagnosis
Death Penalty/Capital Offenses - General
Intellectual Disabilities
Intelligence Functioning/IQ Testing
Professional Practice