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ERIC Number: EJ175303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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The Clinical Prediction of Dangerousness
Cohen, Murray L.; And Others
Crime and Delinquency, 24, 1, 28-39, Jan 78
Laws committing dangerous sexual offenders indefinitely are legitimate only insofar as "dangerousness" can be predicted and treated. Yet most critical studies have concluded that not only has predictive accuracy not been demonstrated but also that such accuracy cannot be achieved. The authors argue that any conclusion at this time is premature. (Author)
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