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Forensic assessment of a death row prisoner

Dr. Latham talks about the role of the forensic psychiatrist in assessing the mental health of those sentenced to death.

Mental health experts do not (or should not) directly comment to what extent someone is culpable, but they play a crucial role in assisting the court in determining that issue.

How relevant should mental health considerations be in capital punishment cases?

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Forensic Mental Health and Criminal Justice

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