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    Forensic Mental Health Assessments in Death Penalty Cases

    by David DeMatteo, Daniel C. Murrie, Natalie M. Anumba, and Michael E. Keesler (2011). Forensic Mental Health Assessments in Death Penalty Cases. New York: Oxford University Press. 447 + xii pages. Mental health practitioners have long had the ability to prepare assessments of persons appearing before the criminal justice system. Still, this aspect of criminal justice processing and decisionmaking has been largely underexamined until recently. Over the past few decades, the processing of death penalty...
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