Mass Shootings, Mental "Illness," and Tarasoff

J. Thomas Sullivan
2021 University of Pittsburgh law review  
The continuing public attention focused on acts of mass violence, including mass shootings, has understandably created significant concerns over the ability to protect individuals from death and injury attributable to these acts. At least two generalized explanations for this kind of violence have been put forward, based on the nature of the acts and apparent motivation of the perpetrators, who are often killed in the process by themselves or law enforcement officers. Many acts of mass violence
more » ... are committed by individuals confirmed to be terrorists, acting with political or religious-political motivations.
doi:10.5195/lawreview.2021.814 fatcat:2cg77qngavgqjmmeh2vmwstunu