Behavioral science and the juvenile death penalty.

G. B. Leong, S. Eth

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Behavioral science data included in an amicus brief has been introduced into a recent Supreme Court decision (Thompson v. Oklahoma) involving the juvenile death penalty. However, a close examination of the data fails to provide support for either the pro- or antijuvenile death penalty position.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-309
Number of pages9
JournalBulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Law


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