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InsanityMurder, Madness, and the Law$
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Charles Patrick Ewing

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195326130

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2010

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326130.001.0001

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David Berkowitz

David Berkowitz

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Charles Patrick Ewing

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This chapter examines the case of David Berkowitz (also known as the “Son of Sam”), a New York City man who in 1976 and 1977 killed six people and wounded several others.

Keywords:   insanity defense, David Berkowitz, homicide

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