TITLE

The long-term detention of those found unfit to plead and legally insane

AUTHOR(S)
Mackay, R.D.; Ward, Tony
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
British Journal of Criminology;Winter94, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines patients in England and Wales who are subject to long-term detention as a result of their unfitness to plead or legal insanity. Profile of the long-term population; Doubts to the defendants' guilt; Legal test for unfitness; Reasons for continued detention; Patients who wish to stay.
ACCESSION #
9410211966

 

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