The release from confinement of persons acquitted by reason of insanity is one of the most perplexing problems of the criminal law. The insanity acquittee's release confronts our deepest fears, and the procedures which society employes in this process force us to face the difficult and often intractable issue of the responsibility of the criminally insane.
Daryl B. Matthews & Patrick J. Coyne,
"Arbeit Macht Frei:" Vocational Rehabilitation and the Release of Virginia's Criminally Insane,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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