FORENSIC ASSESSMENT

the evaluation of the mental state of a defendant, witness or offender for the purpose of informing the court.

FORENSIC ASSESSMENT: "Forensic assessment looks at a person's competency to stand trial."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FORENSIC ASSESSMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/forensic-assessment/ (accessed February 15, 2019).
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