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(p. 83) High Stakes Indeed: Forensic Psychology in Death Penalty Litigation 

(p. 83) High Stakes Indeed: Forensic Psychology in Death Penalty Litigation
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(p. 83) High Stakes Indeed: Forensic Psychology in Death Penalty Litigation
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Richart L. DeMier

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10.1093/med:psych/9780195385298.003.0011
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date: 19 October 2019

This case explores situations working with capital punishment, including technical diagnostic issues, confirmatory bias, and the forensic evaluator's role in proceedings. The chapter presents a discussion of the key ethical issues, a summary of the primary ethical conundrums prevalent in the work setting, and a final reflection in retrospect regarding how the ethical quandary was handled.

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