The Competence Assessment for Standing Trial for Defendants with Mental Retardation (Cast-MR): A Validation Study

@inproceedings{Everington1990TheCA,
  title={The Competence Assessment for Standing Trial for Defendants with Mental Retardation (Cast-MR): A Validation Study},
  author={Caroline T. Everington},
  year={1990}
}
The purpose of this study was to develop and validate an instrument for the assessment of competence to stand trial in criminal defendants with mental retardation. Three experiments were conducted on the instrument developed, Competence Assessment for Standing Trial for Defendants with Mental Retardation (CAST-MR). Experiment 1 consisted of three pilot testings with mentally retarded group home residents, Experiment 2 an expert appraisal process and readability analysis, and Experiment 3 a… CONTINUE READING

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