Criminal responsibility evaluations: Benchmarking in different countries

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Forensic mental health experts play a crucial role in criminal responsibility evaluations. However, the quality of these assessments has at time come under scrutiny and has been heavily criticized. A literature review revealed significant differences between countries concerning legal frameworks and procedures for conducting these assessments. The findings suggest that although some countries can be seen as a “role model”, there still is room for improvement.




Pouls, C., Jeandarme, I., Al-Taiar, H., Bradford, J., Canton, W., Kristiansson, M., … Konrad, N. (2022, March 1). Criminal responsibility evaluations: Benchmarking in different countries. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry. Elsevier Ltd.

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