The Twinkie Defense has become a shorthand for disingenuous legal defense strategies. But was it disingenuous? (Yes, but not in the way you think!)
Thanks to Ashley Smith for editing assistance and Doctor Dreamchip for our lovely theme song!
- Mike's "Victim's Rights" episode on his other show!
- The Trial of Dan White: The Diminished Capacity ("Twinkie") Defense
- Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death
- The Myth of the Twinkie Defense: The Verdict in the Dan White Case Wasn’t Based on His Ingestion of Junk Food
- Psychiatric Testimony and the Insanity Defense
- California’s Proposition 8 (1982)
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