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Executing The Factually Innocent: The U.S. Constitution, Habeus Corpus, And The Death Penalty: Facing The Embarrassing Question At Last, Charles I. Lugosi Aug 2005

Executing The Factually Innocent: The U.S. Constitution, Habeus Corpus, And The Death Penalty: Facing The Embarrassing Question At Last, Charles I. Lugosi

Charles I. Lugosi

No abstract provided.


Study Of Canadian Health Policy Research Centres: Final Report, Michele L. Mekel, Samuel Shortt Mar 2005

Study Of Canadian Health Policy Research Centres: Final Report, Michele L. Mekel, Samuel Shortt

Michele L Mekel

With today’s escalating demands for accountability, Canada’s academic-linked health policy centres are feeling pressure from key funders to prove their effectiveness. At the same time, their contributions through applied health services and policy research and knowledge-transfer activities have become increasingly critical to health policy development and decision making.

To assist in easing the tension, this study identifies key operational success strategies so individual centres can adopt those that are most suited to their particular structural model. Furthermore, this study documents the challenges shared by centres so that they can jointly develop tools and solutions. Utilizing the findings in ...


Beyond Personhood: Abortion, Child Abuse And Equal Protection, Charles I. Lugosi Jan 2005

Beyond Personhood: Abortion, Child Abuse And Equal Protection, Charles I. Lugosi

Charles I. Lugosi

No abstract provided.


Rearranging Deck Chairs On The Titanic: Why The Incarceration Of Individuals With Serious Mental Illness Violates Public Health, Ethical, And Constitutional Principles And Therefore Cannot Be Made Right By Piecemeal Changes To The Insanity Defense, Jennifer Bard Jan 2005

Rearranging Deck Chairs On The Titanic: Why The Incarceration Of Individuals With Serious Mental Illness Violates Public Health, Ethical, And Constitutional Principles And Therefore Cannot Be Made Right By Piecemeal Changes To The Insanity Defense, Jennifer Bard

Jennifer Bard

The author argues that the problem of adjudicating the mentally ill who commit crimes is too large a societal issue to be resolved by refining the insanity defense. Since this is a threat to the public's health, it is fair to describe the current situation as a public health crisis. First, by not providing adequate mental health resources we create conditions in which people with mental illness find themselves in situations where due to their illness they have the opportunity to commit criminal acts which are causally related to the impairment of their thought process. Second, when people with ...