• Psychology
  • Published 2002

Supreme Court Decision Raises New Ethical Questions for Psychiatry

@inproceedings{Stone2002SupremeCD,
  title={Supreme Court Decision Raises New Ethical Questions for Psychiatry},
  author={Alan A. Stone},
  year={2002}
}
The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Atkins v. Virginia has transformed the capital punishment landscape for the mentally retarded. This decision also marks an important step in evaluating the competency of death row inmates of any mental capacity. What could be the future outcomes of this landmark decision?