Being in front of a jury can bring difficulties different from neurotypical defendants. Clients with Autism at trial should be handled differently. It is well known that most criminal cases plead out and do not go to trial. However, this is not the case for all criminal matters. In any trial, the jury plays a […]
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Unlike neurotypical individuals who commit sex crimes, there is currently no validated theory about what causes people with Autism to sexually offend.
Despite increases in legal contact for people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), very little research exists about ASD, hypersexuality and paraphilias.
Analysis of a meta-study trying to validate the forensic use of the Child Pornography Offender Risk Tool (CPORT) for actuarial CSAM risk assessment.
It has been known for quite some time that there are two categories of CSAM offenders, internet-only and mixed offenders.
Sexual abuse is often perpetrated by incest offenders, there is little research that specifically focuses on this type of offending.
Beyond the standard actuarial testing, can these other studies help predict recidivism? How do these scores affect treatment needs?
A 2022 scientific study on the likelihood of sexual offending by individuals presenting Compulsive Sexual Behavior. Also explores the relation to paraphilias.
What are the findings of the multi-year, state government-funded report of the PA Task Force on Child Pornography? And what are its recommendations?
This study, with over 2000 participants, explores risk factors leading to this less researched form of childhood abuse, known as Father Daughter Incest or FDI.