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Impulsive murderers more likely to be cognitively impaired than premeditated murderers, study finds

Jul 3, 2013, 10:35 am CDT


Now we need a follow-up study comparing both groups to Managing Partners.

By B. McLeod on 2013 07 03, 12:18 pm CDT

So the murders are more likely evidence of mental illness, not the crime of homicide.

By mental illness, not the crime of homicide on 2013 07 12, 4:20 am CDT

So, even though the impulsive murderers would seem, in a utilitarian sense, to be somewhat disruptive of society, we should just let them wander the streets because, after all, it is not their fault.

I suppose we can look forward to an ABA House of Delegates Resolution endorsing this position (if there is not one already), and Laurel Bellows will be telling Congressional committees that this is what ABA members want.

By B. McLeod on 2013 07 12, 6:44 am CDT

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