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Mental Illness and Mental Retardation and the Death Penalty

"Mental Illness & The Death Penalty" article from a California Criminal Law Journal

National Mental Health Association Death Penalty Position

Execution of the Mentally Retarded National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty Fact Sheet on the Execution of the Mentally Retarded

Persons with MI/MR Executed in the United States

Human Rights Watch publication on MR & The Death Penalty

The Arc of the U.S. info sheet on executing people with MR

Death Penalty Information Center MR/MI site

"Wright State Forensic Expert Examines Psychiatrist's Role in Death Penalty" Wright State University School of Medicine Press release

"Lawyers Letting Client's Mental Illness Flourish" article about how Russell Weston's attys are being forced to deny him his meds in prison to spare him from eligibility for the death penalty.

Mental Retardation and the Death Penalty  Amnesty International USA site