Prearraignment forensic evaluation: the odyssey moves east of the Pecos.

  • R. D. Miller
  • Published 1990 in
    The Bulletin of the American Academy of…

Abstract

Although the ethical guidelines of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law explicitly prohibit the forensic examination of criminal defendants before appointment of counsel, except for the purpose of providing emergency medical care and treatment, the practice continues in many parts of the country. This… (More)

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