Robledo Case Summary

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Javier Robledo is being charged with first-degree murder of his ex-girlfriend Olivia Esposito. According to the victim’s friend Jose Gonzalez). Mr. Robledo entered the victims home illegally. After entering the home, seeing Olivia with her male friend (according to Jose Gonzalez) Javier became enraged. He then stabbed the victim 35 times with a kitchen knife. At the age of 13, Javier Robledo was diagnosed with Conduct Disorder due to continually bullying other class mates, and killing multiple animals in his neighborhood. At the age of 18, Mr. Robledo decided to drop out of school. At this time, he was court ordered to attend counselling. While attending counseling, he was then diagnosed with Antisocial Personality Disorder. Someone who is suffering from Conduct Disorder (CD) is considered to be a DSM. This particular diagnosis is usually allocated to individuals under the age of 18 years old. This person would consistently violate the rights of others, and will not confirm their behavior to the law or social norms appropriate for their age. Conduct Disorder may be described as juvenile delinquency; behavior patterns that can bring a juvenile into contact with the justice system (De Sanctis, Nomura, Newcorn, & Halperinb, 2012). Anti-Personality Disorder (APD) is also a Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).…show more content…
The individual may engage in behaviors which skirt the edges of the law, or manipulate others (American Psychiatric Association 2013). Usually Those who are diagnosed with Antisocial personality disorder have also been diagnosed with Conduct disorder at a young age. When having this disorder, people tend to act on impulse instead of thinking things through which may cause them to make bad decisions. People tend to be irresponsible, which has been shown throughout the defendant’s
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