Are release recommendations for NGRI acquittees informed by relevant data?

@article{MangunoMire2007AreRR,
  title={Are release recommendations for NGRI acquittees informed by relevant data?},
  author={Gina M Manguno-Mire and John W Thompson and Lisa Jo Bertman-Pate and Darla M R Burnett and Hilary W. Thompson},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  year={2007},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={43-55}
}
We conducted a retrospective review of factors involved in clinical recommendations for release of patients adjudicated not guilty by reason of insanity (NGRI). Medical records from 91 patients in a maximum security forensic hospital who participated in a formal hearing process to determine suitability for release were reviewed. The purpose of the study was twofold: (1) to examine the process involved in day to day clinical decision-making regarding release from a maximum security forensic… CONTINUE READING

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