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Tarasoff as a Duty to Treat: Insights From Criminal Law
(University of Cincinnati Law Review, 2006)
In most jurisdictions, the Tarasoff duty is defined as a duty on the part of mental health professionals to act on patient threats of serious harm to identified individuals. Although breach of this duty has, to date, only ...
Dangerousness and Expertise Redux
(Emory Law Journal, 2006)
Civil commitment, confinement under sexual predator laws, and many capital and noncapital sentences depend upon proof of a propensity toward violence. This Article discusses the current state of prediction science, in ...
Reconceptualizing Due Process in Juvenile Justice: Contributions from Law and Social Science
(Hastings Law Journal, 2006)
This article challenges the accepted wisdom, at least since the Supreme Court's decision in Gault, that procedures in juvenile delinquency court should mimic the adult criminal process. The legal basis for this challenge ...