Published in Pharma Law Weekly, December 8th, 2009
"SVP laws require that a sex offender has a mental condition that predisposes them to commit sex offenses and poses a high risk to reoffend because of serious difficulty controlling behavior. The controversy over the commitment of sex offenders is fueled by different interpretations of those key constructs," wrote R.W. Elwood and colleagues.
The researchers concluded: "This article reviews those constructs; evaluates them from clinical,...
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