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By Lawrence A. Dubin, J.D.,Emily Horowitz, Ph.D.,Alan Gershel,Mark Mahoney,Gary Mesibov,Melissa Sreckovic,Kenneth M. Mogill,Dennis P. Sugrue,Mark H. Allenbaugh,Richard Wollert,Alexander Skelton,Fred S. Berlin,Erin Comartin,Nick Dubin,Catherine Carpenter,John

expanding numbers of individuals with autism and different developmental disabilities are being convicted of intercourse offences, leading to draconian and public punishment. but even if proof exhibits that individuals with those stipulations frequently pose little chance to society, or lack a center figuring out as to why their activities holiday the legislation, the "sex criminal criminal regime" does not enable any room to take the incapacity into account.

This ground-breaking ebook bargains a multi-disciplinary exam of ways unjust intercourse offense legislation catch susceptible teams resembling people with developmental disabilities. Drawing on study, empirical proof and together with case stories, specialists from the fields of legislation, ethics, psychology and sociology discover what steps might be taken in an effort to make sure that legislation are only and think about elements akin to the vulnerability of the perpetrators. Investigating the results brought on by public hysteria over intercourse offenses, this e-book highlights the judicial failure to guard defendants with developmental disabilities within the context of the unjust and hyper-punishment of all these charged with intercourse offenses. offering a brand new manner ahead in response to learn and evidence-based sentencing for intercourse offenses, and removing of the intercourse criminal registry, this publication deals an educated and compassionate view that's crucial for all pros operating during this field.

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Caught in the Web of the Criminal Justice System: Autism, Developmental Disabilities, and Sex Offenses by Lawrence A. Dubin, J.D.,Emily Horowitz, Ph.D.,Alan Gershel,Mark Mahoney,Gary Mesibov,Melissa Sreckovic,Kenneth M. Mogill,Dennis P. Sugrue,Mark H. Allenbaugh,Richard Wollert,Alexander Skelton,Fred S. Berlin,Erin Comartin,Nick Dubin,Catherine Carpenter,John


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