Intent or Motive law homework help

Intent or Motive
Part 1 own paper

For this discussion, you will research and then discuss how or why we would not as a best practice investigate and even evaluate the psychological variables involved in all these cases versus the court order or defense- or prosecution-generated referrals?

Compare and contrast what constitutes pathological and requiring evaluation versus understood and not requiring evaluation factors of this type of crime.

·  Discuss the possibility that it might be detrimental having a forensic professional involved in these type of cases. Why or why not?

·  Determine if the criminal justice system accounts for a crime that starts as domestic violence or assault and results in death differently from a crime when killing is the primary intent of the initial crime. Is your determination detrimental to the offender or to the protection of society?

Support your ideas with professional and scholarly resources.

Part 2 own paper

·  Describe briefly the charges against the individual.

·  Discuss the psychological theories relevant to the case. For example, are there biological, developmental, or environmental factors that could be applied to his or her criminal behavior?

·  Describe how psychological assessments or evaluations were used in the criminal proceedings.

Support your ideas with professional and scholarly resources.

Using this 3 links

Jeffrey Dahmer articles:

·  Read Martens’s 2011 article, “Sadism Linked to Loneliness: Psychodynamic Dimensions of the Sadistic Serial Killer Jeffrey Dahmer <>,” from Psychoanalytic Review, volume 98, issue 4, pages 493–514.

·  Read Saborsky and Ramsland’s 2013 article, “Distance Diagnosis: Can We Really Tell Whether Dahmer Had Asperger’s Disorder? <>,” from Forensic Examiner, volume 22, issue 2, pages 42–48.

·  Read the 2014 article, “Serial Killers – Part 7: The FBI and Jeffrey Dahmer <>,” from The Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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