Tag Archive for: Asperger’s syndrome (AS)

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Representing People with Mental Disabilities: A Practical Webinar for Criminal Defense Lawyers

For criminal defense lawyers of all types, clients with mental disabilities are a part of their practice. This includes the white collar criminal defense lawyer who represents an executive charged with tax evasion who functions despite a variety…
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Downloading a Nightmare: When Autism, Child Pornography and the Courts Collide – The Marshall Project

In this investigation, The Marshall Project interviewed over a dozen families with autistic members who were arrested for possession of child pornography. Advocates argue that the criminal justice system "confuses autistic behavior with criminal…