Jennifer L. Skeem

University of California, Berkeley

Professor

120 Haviland Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7400

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

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Risk, Race, & Recidivism: Predictive Bias and Disparate Impact

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
Jennifer L. Skeem and Christopher Lowenkamp
University of California, Berkeley and Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
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risk assessment, race, test bias, disparities, sentencing

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Risk Assessment in Criminal Sentencing

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper, No. 53
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Sep 2015
John Monahan and Jennifer L. Skeem
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
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blameworthiness, mass incarceration, just deserts, rehabilitation, crime control, disparities

Risk Assessment in Criminal Sentencing

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 12, pp. 489-513, 2016
Posted: 30 Mar 2016
John Monahan and Jennifer L. Skeem
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley

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Current Directions in Violence Risk Assessment

Current Directions in Psychological Science, Forthcoming , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-13
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 25 Mar 2011
Jennifer L. Skeem and John Monahan
University of California, Berkeley and University of Virginia School of Law
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violence, risk assessment, risk reduction

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Risk Redux: The Resurgence of Risk Assessment in Criminal Sanctioning

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-36
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 27 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2013
John Monahan and Jennifer L. Skeem
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley
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sentencing, risk, needs, corrections

Gender, Risk Assessment, and Sanctioning: The Cost of Treating Women Like Men

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 25 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2016
Jennifer L. Skeem, John Monahan and Christopher Lowenkamp
University of California, Berkeley, University of Virginia School of Law and Government of the United States of America - Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts
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risk assessment, gender, test bias, disparities, sentencing

Gender, Risk Assessment, and Sanctioning: The Cost of Treating Women Like Men

From Skeem, J., Monahan, J., & Lowenkamp, C. (2016). Gender, risk assessment, and sanctioning: The cost of treating women like men. Law and Human Behavior, 40(5), 580-593. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000206. , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-28
Posted: 26 May 2017
John Monahan, Jennifer L. Skeem and Christopher Lowenkamp
University of Virginia School of Law, University of California, Berkeley and AO US Courts Probation and Pretrial Services Office

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risk assessment, gender, test bias, disparities, sentencing

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The Accuracy, Equity, and Jurisprudence of Criminal Risk Assessment

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Jan 2019
Sharad Goel, Ravi Shroff, Jennifer L. Skeem and Christopher Slobogin
Stanford University, New York University (NYU), University of California, Berkeley and Vanderbilt University - Law School
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Justice Policy Reform for High-Risk Juveniles: Using Science to Achieve Large-Scale Crime Reduction

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-375
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Jennifer L. Skeem, Elizabeth S. Scott and Edward Mulvey
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and University of Pittsburgh - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
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adolescent development, juvenile justice, callous-unemotional, life-course persistent, serious offender

Justice Policy Reform for High-Risk Juveniles: Using Science to Achieve Large-Scale Crime Reduction

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 10, pp. 709-739, 2014
Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Jennifer L. Skeem, Elizabeth S. Scott and Edward Mulvey
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and University of Pittsburgh - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

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Impact of Risk Assessment on Judges’ Fairness in Sentencing Relatively Poor Defendants

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2019
Jennifer L. Skeem, Nicholas Scurich and John Monahan
University of California, Berkeley, University of California, Irvine and University of Virginia School of Law
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risk, sentencing, fairness, judicial intuition

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How Well Do Juvenile Risk Assessments Measure Factors to Target in Treatment? Examining Construct Validity

Forthcoming in Skeem, J., Kennealy, P., Tatar, J., Hernandez, I., & Keith, F. How well do juvenile risk assessments measure factors to target in treatment? Examining construct validity; Construct Validity
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 06 Sep 2016
University of California, Berkeley, Government of the State of Texas - Travis County Community Justice Services (TCCJS), Wisconsin Department of Corrections, Parajo Valley Unified School District and Government of the United States of America - Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
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risk asssessment, risk reduction, juvenile, offender, treatment

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What Role Does Serious Mental Illness Play in Mass Shootings and How Should We Address It?

Number of pages: 45
Jennifer L. Skeem
University of California, Berkeley
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mental illness, gun violence, mass shootings, violence

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Age, Risk Assessment, and Sanctioning: Overestimating the Old, Underestimating the Young

From Monahan, J., Skeem, J., & Lowenkamp, C. (2017). Age, risk assessment, and sanctioning: Overestimating the old, underestimating the young. Law and Human Behavior, 41(2), 191-201. doi: 10.1037/lhb0000233. , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-27
Posted: 26 May 2017
John Monahan, Jennifer L. Skeem and Christopher Lowenkamp
University of Virginia School of Law, University of California, Berkeley and AO US Courts Probation and Pretrial Services Office

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risk assessment, age, test bias, disparities, sentencing

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Psychosis Uncommonly and Inconsistently Precedes Violence Among High-Risk Individuals

Posted: 23 Sep 2015
University of California, Berkeley, Government of the State of Texas - Travis County Community Justice Services (TCCJS), University of Virginia School of Law, Independent and Columbia University

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violence, psychosis, mental illness, crime