BAREFOOT V ESTELLE

A case in 1983 where the U.S. Supreme Court upheld a death sentence ruling after a psychiatrist testified stating a 100% chance of reoffending if ever released despite never having examined the patient.

BAREFOOT V ESTELLE: "The U.S. Supreme Court came to a landmark ruling in the case of Barefoot v. Estelle when considering no examination of the offendant was attempted."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BAREFOOT V ESTELLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/barefoot-v-estelle-2/ (accessed October 22, 2020).
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