What Do We Owe Each Other?: An Essay on Law and Society
Stephen J. Morse uses Susan Vinocour's "Nobody’s Child" to consider our attitudes toward guilt, the insanity defense, and the criminal justice system....
Stephen J. Morse, JD, PhD, is Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law, professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry, and associate director of the Center for Neuroscience & Society at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a licensed attorney and psychologist, and a board-certified forensic psychologist. He has been awarded both the American Psychiatric Association/American Academy of Forensic Psychology’s Isaac Ray Award for distinguished contributions to forensic psychiatry and the psychiatric aspects of jurisprudence, and the American Academy of Forensic Psychology’s Distinguished Contribution Award. The reviewer thanks Andy Lang for research assistance, Susan Vinocour for further information, and Dan Akst for his wise, insightful suggestions. All errors and opinions are the reviewer’s own.