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    Mental Health Courts

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 11, No. 4, December 2005. The articles discuss issues in mental health courts, defining the concept, describing the reasons for its inception, and noting the controversies it has provoked.

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    Capital Punishment in the United States

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy and Law, Vol. 10, No. 4, December 2004. Includes articles about Supreme Court decisions; the accused's competence to assist and consult in capital cases; attitudes toward the death penalty; dangerousness and risk assessment; the influence of victim impact statements; and jury discretion.

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    Pragmatic Psychology and the Law (Part II)

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 10, No. 1/2, March/June 2004. Includes articles about termination of parental rights in light of attachment theory; forensic mental health assessment; offender profiling; the defense of extreme emotional disturbance; the Vermont Defendant Accommodation Project; and infant mental health interventions in juvenile court.

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    Pragmatic Psychology and the Law (Part I)

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 9, No. 3/4, September/December 2003. Includes articles about pragmatic forensic psychology; expert testimony from mental health professionals; forensics and the institutional epistemology of the courts; psycholegal problems in the criminal justice system; transfer of juveniles to adult court; and competency to stand trial.

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    Preventive Outpatient Commitment for Persons With Serious Mental Illness

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and the Law, Vol. 9, No. 1/2, March/June 2003. As revealed by the dialogue and debate in the articles contained in this volume, outpatient commitment is a controversial and multifaceted issue.

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    The Other-Race Effect and Contemporary Criminal Justice: Eyewitness Identification and Jury Decision Making

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 7, No. 1, March 2001. Articles discuss racial categorization of faces; own-race bias; face recognition; postdictors of eyewitness errors; cross-race effect; White juror bias; cross-racial identification testimony; and cross-racial false alarms in contemporary criminal justice.

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    The Jury Instruction Process

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 6, No. 3, September 2000. Includes articles about jury instructions and the impact on corrections of juror judgments; the influence of personality on reactions to judicial instructions; understanding the limits of limiting instructions:pretrial publicity and inadmissible evidence; general damages in personal injury cases; precision and flexibility in explaining "beyond a reasonable doubt"; and juror comprehension and public policy.

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    Hastened Death

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 6, No. 2, June 2000. The issue focuses on the implementation and implications of Oregon's Death with Dignity Act.

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    Ranking Ourselves: Perspectives on Intelligence Testing, Affirmative Action, and Educational Policy

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 6, No. 1, March 2000. Includes articles about intelligence testing, affirmative action, and educational policy; use of standardized tests in college admissions; conceptual foundations of IQ testing; predicting later labor market outcomes; the dilemma of group differences; bias in mental testing; IQ and special education; curriculum-based external exit exam systems; and use of general intelligence measures for employment screening.

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    Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Preventive Law: Transforming Legal Practice and Education

    Special issue of the APA journal Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 5, No. 4, December 1999. Articles discuss therapeutic jurisprudence and preventive law in terms of creative problem solving; professional responsibility; the law–business paradigm debate; child welfare proceedings; collaborative law in divorce proceedings; relapse prevention planning principles; plea bargaining and sentencing; alternative dispute resolution; mediation; and emotional intelligence and legal education.

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