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The Legal Context

The Legal Context  

Mark D. Cunningham

in Evaluation for Capital Sentencing

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230159
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195341553.003.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195341553

Chapter 1 outlines the legal context or capital sentencing, primary trends in capital jurisprudence, continuing controversies, and legal procedures. ...

Empirical Foundations and Limits

Empirical Foundations and Limits  

Mark D. Cunningham

in Evaluation for Capital Sentencing

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230159
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195341553.003.0003
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195341553
Chapter 3 explores empirical foundations and limits of mental health evaluations for capital sentencing purposes, including adverse factors (developmental, clinical and environmental ... More
Capital Sentencing

Capital Sentencing  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0007
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
This chapter contains two case reports on criminal sentencing. Bothreports in this chapter are capital sentencing evaluations.The principle applied to the firstcase involves the importance ... More
Preparation for the Evaluation

Preparation for the Evaluation  

Mark D. Cunningham

in Evaluation for Capital Sentencing

Print Publication Year: 
Aug 2010
Series: 
Best Practices in Forensic Mental Health Assessments
Published Online: 
Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780190230159
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780195341553.003.0004
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780195341553
Chapter 4 outlines preparations to be made for the evaluation, including the sequence of sentencing phase preparations, informed consent, evaluator self-appraisal and disclosure, clarifying ... More
Forensic Mental Health AssessmentA Casebook

Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke (eds)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.001.0001
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199941551
Forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) continues to develop and expand as a specialization. Since the publication of the First Edition of Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook ... More
Evaluation for Capital Sentencing

Evaluation for Capital Sentencing  

Mark D. Cunningham

in Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook for Lawyers

Print Publication Year: 
Dec 2012
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Jul 2015
eISBN: 
9780190241780
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199766857.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199766857
This chapter reviews concepts of forensic mental health assessment (FMHA) that are relevant to capital sentencing. It first provides an overview of the legal and conceptual context of ... More
Capital Sentencing,
         Atkins
         -Type Evaluations

Capital Sentencing, Atkins -Type Evaluations  

Kirk Heilbrun, David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, and Casey LaDuke

in Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Casebook (2 ed.)

Print Publication Year: 
Jul 2014
Series: 
Other
Published Online: 
Oct 2015
eISBN: 
9780190261672
DOI: 
10.1093/med:psych/9780199941551.003.0008
Specialty: 
Clinical Psychology, Forensic and Law Psychology
Item type: 
chapter
ISBN: 
9780199941551
Chapter 8 again discusses capital sentencing, and focuses on Atkins-type evaluations. In the case of Atkins v. Virginia (2002), the United States Supreme Court effectively prohibited the ... More

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