Judiciary views on criminal behaviour and intention of offenders with high-functioning autism

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PURPOSE The purpose of this paper is to explore how judges perceive High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders (hfASDs) and the disorders' effects on an offender's ability to formulate criminal intent and control behaviour. DESIGN/METHODOLOGY/APPROACH Semi-structured interviews on topics related to offenders with hfASDs were conducted with 21 California… (More)

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@inproceedings{Berryessa2014JudiciaryVO, title={Judiciary views on criminal behaviour and intention of offenders with high-functioning autism}, author={Colleen M. Berryessa}, booktitle={Journal of intellectual disabilities and offending behaviour}, year={2014} }