12. Risk Assessment of Death Penalty Defendants

  1. Mary Alice Conroy and
  2. Daniel C. Murrie

Published Online: 9 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269671.ch12

Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management

Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management

How to Cite

Conroy, M. A. and Murrie, D. C. (2007) Risk Assessment of Death Penalty Defendants, in Forensic Assessment of Violence Risk: A Guide for Risk Assessment and Risk Management, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118269671.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 28 SEP 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470049334

Online ISBN: 9781118269671

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Keywords:

  • risk assessment;
  • death penalty defendants;
  • capital punishment;
  • federal capital cases;
  • life without parole

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Defining the Question

  • Base Rates and Normative Data

  • Empirically Supported Risk Factors

  • Using Instruments to Assess Risk Factors

  • Idiographic Risk Factors and Individualized Assessment

  • Risk Communication

  • Risk Management