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Problem solving courts : social science and legal perspectives

Author: Richard L Wiener
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In order to make the criminal court system more effective there has been a growing trend to have courts participate in what is essentially a rehabilitation strategy.


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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard L Wiener
ISBN: 9781461474029 1461474027
OCLC Number: 859399244
Description: XII, 256 S. : Ill., graph. Darst.
Contents: Social Psychology and Problem Solving Courts: Judicial Roles and Decision Making.- The Marriage of Science and the Law in Child Welfare Cases.- Exploring the Value-Added of Specialized Problem-Solving Courts for Dependency Cases.- Dependency Courts and Science.- Unified Family Courts: An Interdisciplinary Framework and A Problem-Solving Approach.- Domestic Violence Courts: The Case of Lady Justice Meets the Serpents of the Caduceus.- Gender Issues in Problem-Solving Courts.- Mental Health Courts May Work, But Does it Matter if they do?.- The Past, Present, and Future of Mental Health Courts.- Mental Health Courts: Competence, Responsibility, and Proportionality.- The evolution of problem-solving courts in Australia and New Zealand: A Trans-Tasman comparative perspective.- The Intended and Unintended Consequences of Problem Solving Courts.
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