Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Third Edition

Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Third Edition

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This is the definitive reference and text for both mental health and legal professionals. The authors offer a uniquely comprehensive discussion of the legal and clinical contexts of forensic assessment, along with best-practice guidelines for participating effectively and ethically in a wide range of criminal and civil proceedings. Presented are findings, instruments, and procedures related to criminal and civil competencies, civil commitment, sentencing, personal injury claims, antidiscrimination laws, child custody, juvenile justice, and more.L. REV. 1313 (2004). 40. 534 U.S. 184 (2002). 41. For discussions of Toyota Motor and its implications, see John Petrila, Law aamp;Psychiatry:The U.S.Supreme Court ... 29 C.F.R.As 1630.2(n)(2)(i) (1993);EEOC Title I Regulations and Interpretive Appendix B-19 [hereinafter EEOC Appendix]. 52. ... 58. No.03940027 (EEOC May 12, 1994), reported in 18 MENTAL aamp; PHYSICAL DISABILITY L. EP. 426 (1994). 59.

Title:Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Third Edition
Author:Gary B. Melton, John Petrila, Norman G. Poythress, Christopher Slobogin
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2007-09-18


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