Developments in Mental Health Law

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 2, June

Sex Offender Notification Laws: Should They Provide Treatment Incentives for Sex Offenders?
In the United States, legislative efforts to protect the public from sex offenders began in 1937 with Michigan's sexual psychopath law. Early laws reflected the belief that sex offenders could be treated to reduce their risk of recidivism. (1) Since...
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