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ERIC Number: EJ482808
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0037-8046
Social Work Expert Testimony Regarding Mitigation in Capital Sentencing Proceedings.
Andrews, Arlene Bowers
Social Work, v36 n5 p440-45 Sep 1991
Notes that, during sentencing phase of capital trial, social worker can have potentially powerful influence on proceedings by presenting comprehensive, reliable social history, and expert opinion based on accepted theory and research regarding human behavior in social environment. Reviews social worker's role as expert witness, ethical issues, defense team collaboration, and nature of social evaluation in sentence mitigation. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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