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Inequities in life course criminal legal system sanctions: measuring cumulative involvement.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Annals of epidemiology [Ann Epidemiol] 2022 Dec; Vol. 76, pp. 83-90. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 21.

Abstract: Purpose: The impact of incarceration on health is well known. Yet, most studies measure incarceration alone and miss additional exposure to the criminal legal system over time. We evaluated adult criminal legal sanctions - inclusive of arrests, charges...

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Crime and punishment in Saudi Arabia: Lashing, imprisonment, and other unusual punishments.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Child abuse & neglect [Child Abuse Negl] 2023 Jan; Vol. 135, pp. 105948. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Nov 14.

Abstract: Objective: In this paper, we examine the antecedents of the sanctions of lashing and imprisonment for juveniles in Saudi Arabia.Participants and Setting: The current study examined 437 court cases and files across several court systems in Saudi Arabia ...

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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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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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A jury of scientists: Formal education in biobehavioral sciences reduces the odds of punitive criminal sentencing.

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Source(s): Behavioral sciences & the law [Behav Sci Law] 2022 Nov; Vol. 40 (6), pp. 787-817. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Aug 17.

Abstract: This study examines how formal education in biological and behavioral sciences may impact punishment intuitions (views on criminal sentencing, free will, responsibility, and dangerousness) in cases involving neurobiological evidence. In a survey experi...

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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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A Saturation Point for Criminal Legal Diversion.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Psychiatric services (Washington, D.C.) [Psychiatr Serv] 2023 Jan 01; Vol. 74 (1), pp. 1.

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Waiving goodbye to youth: Jurors perceive transferred juveniles differently from adults but render similar verdicts.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Behavioral sciences & the law [Behav Sci Law] 2022 Nov; Vol. 40 (6), pp. 835-858. Date of Electronic Publication: 2022 Oct 13.

Abstract: Juveniles are developmentally different from adults but are often treated similarly in the criminal justice system. In case processing, many juveniles are transferred to adult courts. Before case processing, many juveniles are interrogated with the sam...

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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.

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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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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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