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NCJ Number: 31469 Find in a Library
Title: SEXUAL MURDER - PSYCHOPATHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRIC JURISPRUDENTIAL CONSIDERATIONS
Journal: AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY  Volume:8  Issue:2  Dated:(JUNE 1975)  Pages:143-152
Author(s): A A BARTHOLOMEW; K L MILTE; F GALBALLY
Corporate Author: Australian and New Zealand Soc of Criminology
Dept of Criminology
Australia
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 10
Sponsoring Agency: Australian and New Zealand Soc of Criminology
Parkville Victoria ,3052, Australia
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: FROM THE PROFILE OF THE SEXUAL MURDERER DEVELOPED IN THIS STUDY, THE AUTHOR CONCLUDES THAT OUR CURRENT NOTIONS OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY AND THE INSANITY DEFENSE DO NOT DEAL ADEQUATELY WITH THE PROBLEM OF SEXUAL MURDER.
Abstract: SIX CASE STUDIES ARE PRESENTED IN GORY DETAIL. THE SEXUAL MURDER IS SEEN AS BEING PREMEDITATIVE AND CRIMINALLY RESPONSIBLE.
Index Term(s): Australia; Case studies; Criminal responsibility; Insanity defense; Murder; Sex offenders; Sex offenses; Sexual assault
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