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Is C.T.E. a Defense for Murder?
The New York Times (2017)
  • J. Amy Dillard, University of Baltimore School of Law
  • Lisa A. Tucker, Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law
An op-ed about the murder conviction of the New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. Dillard argues in her piece from 2017 that brain damage, from which the majority of pro football players unfortunately suffer, should have been a permissible defense at Hernadez's trial.
Publication Date
September 22, 2017
Citation Information
J. Amy Dillard and Lisa A. Tucker. "Is C.T.E. a Defense for Murder?" The New York Times (2017)
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