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Deborah W. Denno
Professor of Law
Fordham University

Deborah W. Denno is the Arthur A. McGivney Professor of Law at Fordham University School of Law. She received her B.A. from the University of Virginia, her M.A. from the University of Toronto, her Ph.D. in criminology from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, and her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. At Fordham Law School, she primarily teaches criminal law, criminal procedure, torts, and various seminars on advanced criminal law topics including rape and social science evidence. Professor Denno has published on a broad range of topics relating to criminal law, criminal procedure, social sciences and the law, and the death penalty, including the constitutionality of execution methods.

Deborah W. Denno: Interview

Deborah W. Denno speaks with Valerie Hans on several issues:

Question 1: Psychology and the Legal System: the Influence of Psychiatry on the Drafting of the 1962 Model Penal Code

Question 2: Psychoanalytics versus Behavioursim in Criminal Law

Question 3: How the Model Penal Code Deals with Culpability, Example: Sleepwalking

Question 4: Dynamic Approach to Consciousness in Criminal Law: The Case of Peter Bradley

Question 5: New Scientific Research, the DSM and the Insanity Defense

Question 6: Should Modern Psychologists Sit on the Drafting Committees of the American Law Institute?