March 24, 2019

In this article, we explore what insanity is, how it differs across the United States, and how forensic evaluators gather information related to insanity.

A brief overview of what a forensic psychologist does including a list of evaluation referral questions and the psychologist's role.

March 15, 2017

This article gives a short overview of issues with juvenile competence to waive Miranda rights and summarizes major findings from a 2016 study.

Bipolar disorder is misdiagnosed for many reasons: financial benefit, clinician inexperience, insufficient resources, favored diagnoses, and diagnostic overlap.

February 27, 2017

Though a criminal responsibility or insanity defense may be advantageous to the defense in many instances, this is not always the case. In some cases, such a defense may mean the defendant spends more time in jail or under supervision than if they had pleaded guilty.