Psychopathic Label

October 14, 2019

Berryessa and Wohlstetter (2019) examined the psychopathic label and effects on punishment outcomes. These authors found that the lay public, but no those in the criminal justice system, may subscribe to both general and specific labeling effects for psychopathy when it comes to punishment. These authors noted this has potential implications for jury sentencing in both capital and in noncapital cases. 

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