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Diminished Capacity 

Diminished Capacity
Diminished Capacity

Michael Greenspan

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date: 31 July 2021

Chapter 24 describes cases that have played an important role in establishing reduced culpability by criminal defendants. People v. Patterson involves mitigation defense called Extreme Emotional Distress (EED), Ibn-Tamas v. U.S. involves evidence of Battered Woman Syndrome to reduce culpability, and the final two cases, People v. Saille and Montana v. Egelhoff involve voluntary intoxication.

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