Examine civil commitment cases and discuss how they still impact the criminal justice system today
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In this short paper, you will examine civil commitment cases and discuss how they still impact the criminal justice system today. Choose one of the following U.S. Supreme Court cases that dealt with civil commitment:
Addington v. Texas
Parham v. J.R.
O’Connor v. Donaldson
Heller v. Doe
In your short paper, discuss how the ruling in the case you selected is still impacting the current system and the forensic psychologists who work in the system and evaluate clients. In addition, discuss how the case impacts the psychological well-being of offenders and/or trauma-related victims within the legal system.