Article examines four misconceptions about mental retardation and its identification, and it explores the possible consequences these misconceptions could have for individuals with MR who are on trial for capital crimes.
Wischkaemper, M. C., Chalrton, M., Polloway, E., Patton, J., & Tasse, M. (2007). Rebuttal article to William Lee Hon's Texas State Bar Journal article entitled "Claims of Mental Retardation in Capital Litigation." For the Defense, 36(4), 24-29.
Death Penalty/Capital Offenses - General