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    Forensic Psychology: Competence

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    Forensic Mental Health Assessment:- how to determine is a person is competence to be sentenced.

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    To see if a person is competent to be sentenced a forensic psychologist must determine if the criminal understands what is happening to them. are they capable of understanding the process that happens at the time of the verdict. According to (Gregory,386)" the defendant must appreciate what the charges mean; they must ...

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    This essay is to state some ways that will help to see if various people are competent enough to understand why they are receiving various sentences to a crime that they have committed.

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