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(p. 3) The Legal Context 

(p. 3) The Legal Context
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(p. 3) The Legal Context
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Robert D. Hoge

and D. A. Andrews

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195370416.003.0001
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date: 19 October 2019

Chapter 1 discusses the larger legal and social contexts within which violence risk and management assessments are conducted, including alternative methods of juvenile justice, the juvenile justice systems in the United States, the rate and prevalence of juvenile violent crime, public perceptions of violent youth crime, decision contexts for risk and management assessments, and research-based principles of best practice.

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