ERIC Number: EJ440777
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
The American Bar Association and Legislatively Mandated Treatment for Sex Offenders.
Pallone, Nathanial J.
Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, v17 n1-2 p105-17 1991
Offers historical overview of "criminal sexual psychopath" legislation, which customarily prescribes confinement for treatment (rather than incarceration for punishment) for offenders whose sex crimes are attributed to sexual psychopathology. Discusses desire of American Bar Association and Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry to repeal extant legislation. Discusses Canadian approach of offering treatment to volunteers. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A