Caught in the web of the criminal justice system : autism, developmental disabilities and sex offenses

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  • Creator edited by Lawrence A. Dubin, J.D. and Emily Horowitz, PH.D. ; foreword by Alan Gershel, J.D. ; Introduction by Mark Mahoney, J.D. ; afterword by Tony Attwood
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017.
  • Physical Details
    • 352 pages ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 1785927132, 9781785927133, 9781784502980
  • OCLC ocn962435851


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Introduction : caught in the Web of the criminal justice system : autism, developmental disabilities, and sex offenses / Lawrence A. Dubin and Emily Horowitz -- A father's journey to protect his son : a legal perspective / Lawrence A. Dubin -- Child and juvenile pornography and Autism Spectrum Disorder / Gary Mesibov and Milissa Sreckovic -- Representing an Autism Spectrum Disorder individual charged with possession of internet child pornography : a case study / Kenneth M. Mogill -- Forensic assessment of individuals on the Autism Spectrum charged with child pornography violations / Dennis P. Sugrue -- Sex offenses, lies, and politics : the web of the registry / Emily Horowitz -- Tilting at windmills : the misplaced war on child pornography offenders / Mark H. Allenbaugh -- Egregious flaws discredit the Butner redux study : effective policies for sentencing federal child pornography offenders require findings based on valid research principles / Richard Wollert and Alexander Skelton -- Accessors and distributors of child pornography : not who you think they are / Fred S. Berlin -- Collateral damage of sex offender management policies for individuals with Asperger's syndrome and their family members / Erin Comartin -- An alternative universe : the perspective of an autistic registrant / Nick Dubin -- Navigating judicial responses for those caught in the web / Catherine Carpenter -- Asperger's syndrome and downloading child pornography : why criminal punishment is unjust and ineffective / John Douard and Pamela Schultz