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Author:  Erin  Bundra, J.D..

Source: Volume 17, Number 05, August/September 2016 , pp.69-72(4)

Sex Offender Law Report

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In our regular review of the research literature we examine “InCorrect Care: A Prison Profiteer Turns Care Into Confinement” by Cate Graziani & Eshe Cole Grassroots Leadership (2016), the authors document the evolution of private prison corporations from not only running jails and prisons, but also controlling mental health hospitals and civil commitment centers; “Maternal Perceptions of and Responses to Child Sexual Abuse” by Zlatka Rakovec-Felser & Lea Vidovic 55(2) Slovenian J. Public Health 1-7 (2016), stresses the importance of supportive response to abuse victim\'s self-disclosure; “Assessment of Sex Offender Notification Policy in the United States: Has the Policy Been Working?” by Jisun Choi & Mijin Kim 4(1) Int’l J. Social Sci. Studies (2016), a closer look at studies on SORNA, focusing on whether the policies have achieved their goals and how policies may be improved. Also included is a sidebar on female sexual offending against children.

Keywords: privatized forensic mental health hospitals; abuse disclosure process; ineffective SORNA policies

Affiliations:  1: NYU School of Law.

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