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(p. 3) The Legal Context
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(p. 3) The Legal Context
Author(s):

Philip H. Witt

and Mary Alice Conroy

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195322644.003.0001
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date: 22 October 2019

Chapter 1 discusses the legal context of sex offences, including the sociolegal purpose and history, legal context for sex offender evaluations, SVP civil commitment statues, legal standards, admissibility of evidence regarding risk assessment, and legal procedures.

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