Getting It Right: Life History Investigation As The Foundation For A Reliable Mental Health Assessment (PDF)

Over the last thirty years, the scope and admissibility of mitigating evidence in death penalty cases has been litigated at all levels of our courts and at all stages of capital proceedings. Over time, the direction of the courts has been to affirm the right of capital defendants to present, and the requirement for jurors to consider, evidence of their character ,upbringing, and various human frailties and capacities that may lead to a sentence other than death.

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