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  • 1.Brown (formerly Schwarzenegger) v. Plata et al
    Class action cases by mentally and physically ill California prisoners challenging imprisonment conditions due to overcrowding, including lack of adequate mental health services.
    Amicus Brief (November 2010)
  • 2.Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs
    APA's brief discusses life-without-parole sentencing for juveniles in homicide cases.
    Amicus Brief (January 2012)
  • 3.Warney v. New York, CA 08 02261
    This case involves Douglas Warney, a man with mental retardation and AIDS-related dementia who was convicted of murder based solely on a false confession.
    Amicus Brief (July 2010)
  • 4.Perry v. New Hampshire
    On August 5, 2011, APA filed an amicus brief providing the Court with an overview of the research on the accuracy of eyewitness identification and suggestive circumstances that will affect eyewitness identification can occur without police action.
    Amicus Brief (August 2011)
  • 5.Floyd v. Cain
    Research and psychological science indicate that not every voluntary confession is true. The brief also addresses why innocent people confess and how voluntary false confessions are difficult for judges, juries and others to discern.
    Amicus Brief (May 2010)
  • 6.APA Amicus Briefs by Year
    Listing in reverse chronological order of APA amicus briefs, on subjects such as sexual orientation, psychotherapist-patient privilege and the death penalty. Each of the titles links to a one-page summary.
    Amicus Brief
  • 7.APA Amicus Briefs in Alphabetical Order
    Listing of the amicus briefs in alphabetical order, including topics such as sexual orientation, gays in the military, abortion and confidentiality.
    Amicus Brief
  • 8.Hall v. Florida
    At issue in the appeal is whether a statutory definition of mental retardation that has a bright-line cutoff requiring an IQ score of 70 or below adequately captures the constitutional imperative that the “mentally retarded” not be executed.
    Amicus Brief (December 2013)
  • 9.Michigan v. Kowalski
    APA’s brief supports scientific research on false confessions provides a strong empirical foundation for the admission of expert testimony on the subject and that it should be admitted as evidence under the Daubert standard for expert testimony.
    Amicus Brief (September 2011)
  • 10.Rivera v. Illinois, 2-09-1060
    APA described research on false confessions and factors that lead to them, such as length of interrogation, mental illness, and low IQ.
    Amicus Brief (July 2010)
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