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May
29

Keynote Address at the American Psychology-Law Society meeting presented by Dr. Itiel Dror (video)

Dr. Itiel Dror presents the Keynote Address at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) in San Diego, March 2015. Dr. Dror’s keynote address speaks about the “Psychology and Impartiality of Forensic Expert Decision Making: When Justice is Not Blind.” For more information about Dr. Dror’s work, please visit: www.cci-hq.com. About Dr. Dror […]

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May
22

Juror Ratings of Risk Appear Dependent Upon Communication Format in Static-99R Reports

Prospective jurors draw different conclusions about reported Static-99R scores depending on whether risk is communicated in terms of category, relative risk, or normative samples. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this […]

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May
15

Dr. Patricia Zapf presents her Presidential Address at the American Psychology-Law Society meeting (video)

Dr. Patricia Zapf, President of the American Psychology-Law Society, presents her address at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society in San Diego (March, 2015). In her address, Dr. Zapf speaks about the importance of dissemination of our work to expand our field and to reach a wider audience. About Dr. Zapf Dr. Patricia […]

By Amber Watkins | Keynote Address . Video
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May
08

Abuse History Used as an Aggravating Factor in Support for Juvenile Sex Offender Registration

Perceptions of abuse history mitigate support for juvenile sex offender registration in the abstract, yet are viewed as aggravating factors when considering both severe and less severe specific cases. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as […]

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May
01

Final call for Early Registration for Summer Training Institute!

Today is the LAST day for early registration for Summer Training Institute at John Jay College!  Secure your spot with internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. Below are highlights of the two workshops offered by Dr. Randy Otto on Expert Testimony and Report Writing. For more information on all the workshops being offered […]

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Apr
30

Distinguished Contributions Award Winner Dr. Frederick on Multiple Measures of Malingering (Video)

Dr. Richard Frederick, winner of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology’s Distinguished Contributions Award, presented his address at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society in San Diego (March, 2015). Dr. Frederick’s award address is entitled, “Too Much Information: Problems when using Multiple Malingering Tests.” In this address, Dr. Frederick discusses the issues involved […]

By Amber Watkins | Keynote Address . Video
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Apr
24

Common in Practice, Neglected in Research: The Impact of Dual CST and MSO Evaluations

With joint evaluations of CST and MSO, defendants are more likely to be deemed insane and less likely to be deemed incompetent. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research […]

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Apr
17

Summer Training Institute offers in person workshops with Dr. Randy Salekin

Early Registration for Summer Training Institute is approaching fast. Secure your spot for in-person workshops with internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. Here are highlights of the two workshops presented by Dr. Randy Salekin. For more information on available workshops and social events during the week visit, Summer Training Institute. We hope to […]

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Apr
10

Examining the Complex Relationships Among Mental Illness, Criminal Risk, Recidivism and Parole Release Status

Serious mental illness exhibits a significant indirect effect with recidivism when considering its relationship with actuarially assessed risk. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured Article | […]

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Apr
03

Summer Training Institute offers in person workshops at John Jay College of Criminal Justice

What plans do you have for this summer? We hope you plan to come to the Summer Training Institute for in person workshops at John Jay College this June! The instructors are internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. Below are highlights of two of the programs offered during Summer Institute on Juvenile Competency […]

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Mar
27

Juveniles’ Probation Noncompliance Predicted by Race, Substance Use, and Prior Violations

High rates of probation noncompliance suggest that alternative dispositions may be required for youth with substance-related problems and prior noncompliance. This is the bottom line of a recently published article in Law and Human Behavior. Below is a summary of the research and findings as well as a translation of this research into practice. Featured […]

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Mar
20

Summer Training Institute offers workshops on Psychopathy and Malingering

Join us at Summer Training Institute for in person workshops at John Jay College this June. The presenters are internationally recognized experts, prolific authors, and engaging presenters. Here are highlights of two of the programs offered during Summer Institute on Psychopathy and Malingering. For more information on all the workshops available visit the information page, […]

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