Case Study of a Criminal Offender, law homework help


In this discussion, you will explore a case study of a well-known criminal offender.  You may select a case from the following high-profile individuals:

  • Susan Smith.
  • Jeffrey Dahmer.
  • Andrea Yates.

All three used the insanity defense. 


Research your selected case. In your main post:

  • Describe briefly the charges against the individual.
  • Discuss the psychological theories relevant to the case. For example, are there biological, developmental, or environmental factors that could be applied to his or her criminal behavior?
  • Describe how psychological assessments or evaluations were used in the criminal proceedings.
Support your ideas with 2 scholarly journal articles.
Use APA format with a 1 page essay.