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Mental health, welfare or justice: An introductory global overview of differences between countries in the scale and approach to secure placements of children and young people.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Criminal behaviour and mental health : CBMH [Crim Behav Ment Health] 2022 Jun; Vol. 32 (3), pp. 238-247. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 13.

Abstract: Background: Estimates suggest that over a million children per year are deprived of their liberty across the world. Little is known about the types, ethos or distribution of secure beds in which they are detained.Aim: This study aims to provide quantit...

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The detrimental impact of alcohol intoxication on facets of Miranda comprehension.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Law and human behavior [Law Hum Behav] 2022 Aug; Vol. 46 (4), pp. 264-276.

Abstract: Objective: Law enforcement officers often encounter alcohol-intoxicated suspects, suggesting that many suspects are presented with the challenge of grasping the meaning and significance of their Miranda rights while intoxicated. Such comprehension is c...

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Comparing witness performance in the field versus the lab: How real-world conditions affect eyewitness decision-making.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Law and human behavior [Law Hum Behav] 2022 Jun; Vol. 46 (3), pp. 175-188.

Abstract: Objective: This field-simulation experiment was designed to compare eyewitness performance when conducting show ups and lineups under field versus laboratory conditions.Hypotheses: We expected to replicate the findings from previous field-simulation ex...

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Homelessness and pretrial detention predict unfavorable outcomes in the plea bargaining process.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Law and human behavior [Law Hum Behav] 2022 Jun; Vol. 46 (3), pp. 201-213.

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Abstract: Objectives: The present research examined homelessness, race/ethnicity, and pretrial detention in the plea bargaining process.Hypotheses: We predicted that homelessness, Hispanic ethnicity, and pretrial detention would be positively associated with unf...

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Characterizing Arrests and Charges Among Individuals With Serious Mental Illnesses in Public-Sector Treatment Settings.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) [Psychiatr Serv] 2022 Oct 01; Vol. 73 (10), pp. 1102-1108. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Apr 05.

Abstract: Objective: Individuals with serious mental illnesses are overrepresented in all facets of the legal system. State-level criminal histories of patients with serious mental illnesses were analyzed to determine the proportion who had been arrested and num...

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The effect of neuroscientific evidence on sentencing depends on how one conceives of reasons for incarceration.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): PloS one [PLoS One] 2022 Nov 02; Vol. 17 (11), pp. e0276237. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 02 (Print Publication: 2022).

Abstract: Neuroscientific evidence is increasingly utilized in criminal legal proceedings, prompting discussions about how such evidence might influence legal decisions. The effect of neuroscientific testimony on legal decisions remains uncertain, with some stud...

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All Walks of Life: Editorial for the Special Issue on "The Impact of Psychopathy: Multidisciplinary and Applied Perspectives".

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): International journal of offender therapy and comparative criminology [Int J Offender Ther Comp Criminol] 2022 Nov; Vol. 66 (15), pp. 1491-1497. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 07.

Abstract: We are grateful for the opportunity to serve as Guest Editors of this Special Issue on "The impact of psychopathy: Multidisciplinary and applied perspectives." Psychopathy is a serious public health concern that has long attracted scholarly and clinica...

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Guilty plea hearings in juvenile and criminal court.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Law and human behavior [Law Hum Behav] 2022 Oct; Vol. 46 (5), pp. 337-352.

Abstract: Objective: In guilty plea hearings, judges must determine whether defendants' plea decisions were made knowingly, intelligently, and voluntarily. Little is known, however, about how plea hearings unfold, especially in juvenile court, where hearings are...

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From whose perspective? Differences between actors and observers in determining the voluntariness of guilty pleas.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Law and human behavior [Law Hum Behav] 2022 Oct; Vol. 46 (5), pp. 353-371.

Abstract: Objective: Valid guilty pleas must be made voluntarily, yet most defendants report that they did not feel part of the decision-making process or responsible for the decision. Defendants and judges both play a role in determining whether guilty pleas ar...

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Raising the minimum age of criminal responsibility to 14 years.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Journal of paediatrics and child health [J Paediatr Child Health] 2022 Sep; Vol. 58 (9), pp. 1504-1507. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Jun 15.

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Abstract: At 10 years of age, Australia and New Zealand have one of the lowest ages for criminal responsibility across the developed world. Evidence shows that children under 14 years of age are not mature enough to be considered criminally responsible people. C...

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