Capital versus noncapital murderers.

@article{Frierson1998CapitalVN,
  title={Capital versus noncapital murderers.},
  author={Richard L. Frierson and Donna M. Schwartz-Watts and Donald W. Morgan and Tessy D. Malone},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={1998},
  volume={26 3},
  pages={
          403-10
        }
}
This study compares three groups of murderers: those who have received a death sentence (n = 18), those who were eligible to receive a death sentence but did not have it sought against them (n = 18), and those who were not eligible for the death penalty (n = 18). A retrospective record review of these 54 pretrial detainees in South Carolina who underwent court-ordered competency and criminal responsibility evaluations was completed comparing the following variables: age, race, marital status… CONTINUE READING

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