Criminal trials and mental disorders

Introduction -- Mental disorders and criminal behavior -- Forensic mental health assessments -- Foundations of the competence to stand trial standard -- Refining and applying the competence to stand trial standard -- Procedural aspects of competence to stand trial determinations -- Dispositions afte...

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Main Author: Hafemeister, Thomas L.
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: New York New York University Press [2019]
Online Access: Table of Contents
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Summary:Introduction -- Mental disorders and criminal behavior -- Forensic mental health assessments -- Foundations of the competence to stand trial standard -- Refining and applying the competence to stand trial standard -- Procedural aspects of competence to stand trial determinations -- Dispositions after the competence to stand trial hearing -- Other criminal trial-related competency issues: Miranda waivers/confessions, waiver of counsel, guilty pleas, and competence to testify -- The insanity defense -- Insanity defense variations -- Procedural aspects of insanity defense determinations -- Dispositions following a successful insanity defense: risk assessments -- Conclusion
Physical Description:v, 381 Seiten
ISBN:9781479804856
9781479861644
1479804851
1479861642