Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
x, 292 pages ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
George Metesky : profiling the "Mad Bomber" Lee Harvey Oswald : the formative years of an assassin Patricia Hearst : uncommon victim or common criminal? The Guilford Four : "you did it, so why not confess?" Prosenjit Poddar and Tatiana Tarasoff : where the public peril begins Dan White : the myth of the twinkie defense Cameron Hooker : judging the experts? John W. Hinckley, Jr. : shooting for the stars Judas Priest : a message in the music John Demjanjuk : is he "Ivan the Terrible?" The U.S.S. Iowa : equivocating on death Jeffery Dahmer : serial murder, necrophilia, and cannibalism Woody Allen and Mia Farrow : a swing of King Solomon's sword Gary and Holly Ramona : recovered memories or false allegations? Colin Ferguson : a fool for a client? Ralph Tortorici : a question of competence Mike Tyson : predicting violence of a professional fighter Daryl Atkins : mental retardation, decency, and the death penalty Andrea Yates : an American tragedy Michael Kantaras : what makes a man a man?
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.