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Psychological Evaluations for the Courts: A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers
Part I: General Considerations.Law and the Mental Health Professions: An Uneasy Alliance. An Overview of the Legal System: Sources of Law, the Court System, and the Adjudicative Process. The NatureExpand
Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Five Dilemmas to Ponder
This article identifies and examines 5 conundrums confronting therapeutic jurisprudence. Is therapeutic jurisprudence distinguishable from other jurisprudences that share its goal of using the law toExpand
Group to Individual (G2i) Inference in Scientific Expert Testimony
A fundamental divide exists between what scientists do as scientists and what courts often ask them to do as expert witnesses. Whereas scientists almost invariably measure phenomena at the groupExpand
Eliminating mental disability as a legal criterion in deprivation of liberty cases: The impact of the Convention on the Rights of Persons With Disabilities on the insanity defense, civil commitment,
  • C. Slobogin
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of law and psychiatry
  • 1 May 2015
This article proposes adoption of an "integrationist defense" in the criminal context, an "undeterrability requirement" when the state seeks preventive detention outside of the criminal process, and a "basic rationality and self-regard test" for incompetency determinations. Expand
Neuroscience nuance: dissecting the relevance of neuroscience in adjudicating criminal culpability
  • C. Slobogin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of law and the biosciences
  • 1 October 2017
This article identifies five types of neuroscience evidence that might be presented by the defense and discusses when that evidence is material under accepted legal doctrine and concludes that, even on the assumption that the data presented are accurate, much commonly proffered neuroscientific evidence is immaterial or only weakly material. Expand
Dangerousness and Expertise Redux
Civil commitment, confinement under sexual predator laws, and many capital and noncapital sentences depend upon proof of a propensity toward violence. This article discusses the current state ofExpand
Who Knows What, and When?: A Survey of the Privacy Policies Proffered by U.S. Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Companies.
A survey of the privacy policies of direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies operating in the United States concludes that most policies fall well short of the ideal. Expand