Saturday, April 07, 2012

Shaken Baby Syndrome

Carol J. Williams, Brown commutes sentence of woman convicted of killing grandson, LATimes (April 7, 2012).



In the courts:
Cavazos v. Smith, 132 S.Ct. 2 (2011) (per curiam; Ginsburg, Breyer & Sotomayor, dissenting), reversing Smith v.Mitchell, 437 F.3d 884 (9th Cir. 2006).
 

It would better if syndrome evidence of every kind were banished from the courtrooms of our land.


See the earlier post:

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Shaken Baby Syndrome

For an excellent -- but noncommittal -- review of the growing controversy over the "shaken baby syndrome," see Mark Hansen, Unsettling Science: Experts Are Still Debating Whether Shaken Baby Syndrome Exists ABA Journal (Dec. 1, 2011).



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