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The Use of Risk Assessments in Judicial Decision-Making  

Author:  Liberty Aldrich .

Source: Volume 09, Number 01, Summer 2016 , pp.19-21(3)

Family & Intimate Partner Violence Quarterly

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Liberty Aldrich, Esq., Director of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and Family Court Programs at the Center for Court Innovation, briefly highlights some important cases in which the courts have permitted the introduction of evidence from risk assessments in granting protection orders, custody, and sentencing decisions.

Keywords: Pettingill v. Pettingill; State v. Ketchner; Malenchik v. Indiana; Wisconsin v. Loomis

Affiliations:  1: Center for Court Innovation.

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