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OF97-715C-Dual Diagnosis on Death Row
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Author: Ollie J. Seay, PhD, Associate Director, Mental Retardation Services, Austin-Travis County MHMR Center, Austin, TX; Genevieve Tarlton Hearon, President, Capacity for Justice, Austin, TX

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When a person with a dual diagnosis of mental retardation and mental illness ends up on Death Row, questions of competency, capacity and procedural fairness arise. This session focuses on the linkages among advocates, legal experts, and mental health professionals in identifying and investigating such cases.

Produced 1997