Responds to S. L. Brodsky's (see record 1990-18249-001) critique of R. J. Bonnie's (see record 1990-18247-001) views on forensic evaluation of capital defendants and condemned prisoners by discussing whether objective assessment is possible in a context where personal values are so strongly held, and whether the criteria for assessing competency are too vague. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2016 APA, all rights reserved)

Richard J. Bonnie, Grounds for Professional Abstention in Capital Cases: A Reply to Brodsky, 14 Law & Human Behavior 99–102 (1990).