Criminal Justice Section
Criminal Justice Magazine
Volume 16, Issue 2
For more information on this topic, see the following sources:
o Manual for the Sexual Violence Risk-20: Professional Guidelines for Assessing Risk of Sexual Violence by D.P. Boer, S.D. Hart, R.P. Kropp, and C.D. Webster. Jointly published in 1997 by the British Columbia Institute Against Family Violence and the Mental Health, Law, and Policy Institute.
o "Sexual Predator Evaluations and Phrenology: Considering Issues of Evidentiary Reliability" by T.W. Campbell. Published in 2000 in Behavioral Sciences and the Law, vol. 18, pages 111-30.
o "What Do We Know About Sex Offender Risk Assessment?" by R.K. Hanson. Published in 1998 in Psychology, Public Policy and Law, vol. 4, pages 50-72.
o "Predicting Relapse: A Meta-analysis of Sexual Offender Recidivism Studies" by R.K. Hanson and M.T. Bussiere. Published in 1998 in The Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, vol. 66, no. 2, pages 348-62.
o "Assessing the Legal Standard for Predictions of Dangerousness in Sex Offender Commitment Proceedings" by E.S. Janus and P.E. Meehl. Published in 1997 in Psychology, Public Policy and Law, vol. 3, no. 1, pages 33-64.
o "Admissibility of Expert Testimony in Sexually Violent Predator Proceedings" by J. Petrila and R.K. Otto. Published in 2000 by the Department of Mental Health Law and Policy, de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute, University of South Florida.
o "Actuarial Risk Assessment Models: A Review of Critical Issues Related to Violence and Sex-Offender Recidivism Assessments" by S. Screenivasan, P. Kirkish, T. Garrick, L. Weinberger, and A. Phenix. Published in 2000 in The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, vol. 28, pages 438-48.
o "Sex Offender Testimony: Junk Science or Unethical Testimony?" by H. Zonana. Published in 2000 in The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, vol. 28, pages