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Yates Trial

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Yates Trial

Yates Trial

Yates Trial

Only Available in Archive Formats.

A jury has spared the life of Andrea Yates, but sentenced her to life in prison for drowning her five children. Tavis Smiley talks with Elyn Saks, the Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the University of Southern California Law School, and Brenda V. Smith, an Associate Professor at the Washington College of Law at American University, about mental illness and women in the criminal justice system.