Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

The John Hinckley Case


Taxi Driver, Columbia Pictures.

"The Insanity Plea on Trial," Newsweek, May 24, 1982.

"It's Just Gonna Be Insanity," Time, May 24, 1982.

"Insane on All Counts," and "Is the System Guilty?" Time, July 5, 1982.

"A Controversial Verdict" and "Hinckley Goes to the Hospital," Newsweek July 5, 1982.

"The Insanity Defense and Me," Newsweek, September 20, 1982.

Caplan, Lincoln, The Insanity Defense, David R. Godine, Publisher, Boston, Massachusetts, 1984.

Clarke, James W., On Being Mad or Merely Angry Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ, 1990.

Hinckley, Jack and Jo Ann with Sherrill, Elizabeth, Breaking Points, Chosen Books, The Zondervan Publishing House, Grant Rapids, Michigan, 1985.

Low, Peter W., Jeffires, Jr., John Calvin, Bonnie, Richard J., The Trial of John W. Hinckley Jr., The Foundation Press, Inc., Mineola, New York, 1986.

The World Book Encyclopedia, World Book, Inc., 1985.

Apuzzo, Matt. "More freedom for Hinckley no certainty." USA Today, June 20, 2007.

"Biography: John Hinckley, Jr." WGBH American Experience.

"Court gives would-be assassin John Hinckley more freedom." CNN Justice. June 17, 2009.


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