For over 20 years, Dr. Rick DeMier has practiced clinical and forensic psychology at the U.S. Medical Center for Federal Prisoners, a major medical referral center within the Federal Bureau of Prisons. At that facility, he conducts forensic evaluations for federal courts throughout the country. He was recently elected to the Executive Board of the American Board of Forensic Psychology. He contributed a chapter, Forensic Report Writing, to the second edition of the Handbook of Forensic Psychology. He is co-author, with Randy Otto, Ph.D., and Marcus Boccaccini, Ph.D., of Forensic Reports and Testimony: A Guide to Effective Communication for Psychologists and Psychiatrists, which was published by Wiley last year. He is also co-author of two books on mental health case law, Examinations of Competency to Stand Trial: Foundations in Mental Health Case Law, and Examinations of Criminal Responsibility: Foundations in Mental Health Case Law.