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ERIC Number: EJ654870
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-0003-066X
Application of Megan's Law to Juveniles.
Trivits, Lisa C.; Reppucci, N. Dickon
American Psychologist, v57 n9 p690-704 Sep 2002
Examines the history of registration and notification statutes for sex offenders and concerns and legal challenges they have faced, noting psychology's limited knowledge about normal versus abnormal sexual development and research suggesting that recidivism rates for sexual offenses may be lower for juveniles than adults who have received punishment/treatment. Highlights intervention efforts with juvenile sex offenders. (Contains references.) (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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