Unconscious Crime, Mental Absence and Criminal Responsibility in Victorian London.
(Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003) (Named Director's
Circle Book of 2003, The Johns Hopkins University Press.)
Witnessing Insanity: Madness and Mad-doctors in the English Court. (New Haven and
London: Yale University Press, 1995) (Recipient of the 1997 Mannfred Guttmacher Award
for "Distinguished contributions to the field of forensic psychiatry," co-sponsored
by the American Academy of Law and Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.)
"An inducement to morbid minds": politics and madness in the Victorian courtroom,"
in Markus Dubber and Lindsay Farmer (eds.) Modern Histories of Crime and Punishment.
(Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007), pp. 66-87.
"Sense and sensibility: arsenic and insanity in nineteenth-century England," in Rose
Melikan (ed.) The Trial in History: Politics, Crime, and the State l600-l900 (Manchester,
Eng.: Manchester University Press, in press).
"I answer as a physician: opinion as fact in pre-McNaughtan insanity trials," in Michael
Clark and Catherine Crawford (eds.) Legal Medicine in History (Cambridge, Cambridge
University Press, 1994), pp. 167-99.
JOURNAL ARTICLES AND REVIEW ESSAYS:
"The 'destabilization' of domestic psychiatry," Medical History, 2007, 51: pp. 400-402.
"The Case of the Missing Defendant: Medical Testimony in Trials of the Unconscious."
The Harvard Review of Psychiatry, 2006.
"The Will of the Deviant." Harvard Law Review Forum. 2006. 119, pp. 131-138.
"Delusion's Odyssey: Charting the Course of Victorian Forensic Psyciatry." International
Journal of Law and Psychiatry. 2004.
"Lesion of the will: medical resolve and criminal responsibility in the Victorian
era," Law and Society Review, l999, 33, No. 2, pp. 425-460.
"Prosecuting criminal lunacy in early modern England: Did gender make a difference?"
International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, l998, 21, pp. 409-4l9.
"Bewitched, bothered, and deluded: a maddening pursuit of the insanity defense," History
of Psychiatry, 1997, 7, pp. 297-304.
"Delusion in the courtroom: the role of partial insanity in early forensic testimony,"
Medical History, 1991, 35, pp. 25-49.
"Mad-doctors in the dock: forensic psychiatry’s early claims to expert knowledge,"
Transactions and Studies of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, 1991, 13, No.
4, pp. 445-62.
BOOK REVIEWS AND BIOGRAPHIES:
Josephine McDonagh, "Child Murder and British Culture 1720-1900." (Cambridge University
Press, 2003), Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 2006, 18, pp. 373-375.
Tal Golan, "Laws of Men and Laws of Nature: The History of Scientific Expert Testimony
in England and America." (Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press, 2004) New England
Journal of Medicine, 2005, 352, pp. 520-521.
"Paul Kléber Monod, "The Murder of Mr. Grebell: Madness and Civility in an English
Town." (New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 2003), American Historical Review,
2005, pp. 219-220.
"Biographies of Margaret Nicholson and James Hadfield," Dictionary of National Biography,
(Oxford: Oxford University Press, in press).
Lawrie Reznik, "Evil or Ill, Justifying the Insanity Defense," (London: Routledge,
l997), Isis, l999. 90, pp. l05-6.
Andrew Scull, Nicolas Hervey, Charlotte MacKenzie, "Masters of Bedlam: The Transformation
of the Mad-doctoring Trade," (Princeton: Princeton University Press, l996), Medical
History, l998, 42, 520-21.
Agnus McLaren, "A Prescription for Murder: The Victorian Serial Killings of Dr. Thomas
Neill Cream," (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1993), Bulletin for the History
of Medicine, 1995, 69, #1, pp. 144-46.