John Monahan

University of Virginia School of Law

John S. Shannon Distinguished Professor of Law, Professor of Psychology and Psychiatric Medicine

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

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
Downloads 795 (23,277)

Abstract:

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

Abstract:

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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
Downloads 557 (29,980)
Citation 2

Abstract:

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
Downloads 421 (41,364)

Abstract:

sentencing, risk, needs, corrections

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The Individual Risk Assessment of Terrorism

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-34
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Sep 2011
John Monahan
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 371 (45,031)
Citation 1

Abstract:

risk assessment, risk factors, terrorism, validation, violence

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Twenty-Five Years of Social Science in Law

Law and Human Behavior, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-09
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
John Monahan and Laurens Walker
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 346 (63,381)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Social Science, Social Authority, Social Fact, Social Framework

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Group to Individual (G2i) Inference in Scientific Expert Testimony

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 2, 2014, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-34, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-47
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 27 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
University of California Hastings College of the Law, University of Virginia School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 336 (55,591)

Abstract:

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Contextual Evidence of Gender Discrimination: The Ascendance of 'Social Frameworks'

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2014
John Monahan, Laurens Walker and Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 327 (66,517)
Citation 3

Abstract:

social framework, employment discrimination, expert, Daubert, stereotype, bias

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Lawyers at Mid-Career: A 20-Year Longitudinal Study of Job and Life Satisfaction

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2012
John Monahan and Jeffrey W. Swanson
University of Virginia School of Law and Duke University - Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Downloads 307 (62,221)

Abstract:

lawyers, career satisfaction, life satisfaction, longitudinal

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Citation 4

The Limits of Social Framework Evidence

Law, Probability & Risk, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-08
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
John Monahan, Laurens Walker and Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 298 (81,403)
Citation 4

Abstract:

expert witness, expert evidence, social framework evidence, scientific evidence, class actions

The Limits of Social Framework Evidence

Law, Probability & Risk, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 307-321, 2009
Posted: 28 Dec 2009
John Monahan, Laurens Walker and Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

Abstract:

social frameworks, employment discrimination, gender discrimination, expert witnesses, scientific evidence, Dukes v. Wal-Mart

10.

Tarasoff at Thirty: How Developments in Science and Policy Shape the Common Law

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
John Monahan
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 271 (79,482)
Citation 1

Abstract:

violence, risk assessment, tort, psychiatry, psychology

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
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
Downloads 250 (98,752)

Abstract:

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
University of Virginia School of Law, University of California, Berkeley and AO US Courts Probation and Pretrial Services Office

Abstract:

risk assessment, gender, test bias, disparities, sentencing

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Beyond Context: Social Facts as Case-Specific Evidence

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-14, Emory Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Gregory Mitchell, Laurens Walker and John Monahan
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 207 (114,011)
Citation 2

Abstract:

law and social science, expert evidence, social facts, social frameworks

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Cultural Cognition and Public Policy: The Case of Outpatient Commitment Laws

Law and Human Behavior, Forthcoming, Cultural Cognition Project Working Paper No. 47, Harvard Law School Program on Risk Regulation Research Paper No. 08-21
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 29 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Yale University - Law School, George Washington University - Law School, University of Virginia School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Ohio State University - Psychology Department
Downloads 203 (110,026)
Citation 7

Abstract:

cultural cognition, outpatient commitment

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The ASA’s Missed Opportunity to Promote Sound Science in Court

Sociological Methods & Research, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-18
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Gregory Mitchell, John Monahan and Laurens Walker
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 185 (124,590)
Citation 1

Abstract:

experts, class certification, employment discrimination, social science and law

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The Function of Punishment in the 'Civil' Commitment of Sexually Violent Predators

Behavioral Sciences & the Law, Vol. 25, pp. 437-448, 2007
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 30 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
Kevin M. Carlsmith, John Monahan and Alison Evans
Colgate University - Psychology Department, University of Virginia School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 155 (151,713)
Citation 2

Abstract:

civil commitment, retribution, retributive justice, incapacitation, punishment motives

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Sampling Evidence at the Crossroads

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Laurens Walker and John Monahan
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 106 (197,892)
Citation 2

Abstract:

sampling, evidence, mass torts

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Interventions Used by Colleges to Respond to Student Mental Health Crisis

Psychiatric Services, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2011
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia - School of Law, University of Virginia and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 69 (252,433)

Abstract:

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Innumeracy and Unpacking: Bridging the Nomothetic/Idiographic Divide in Violence Risk Assessment

Law and Human Behavior, 2012, Vol. 36, No. 6, 548–554, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-04,
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jan 2013
Nicholas Scurich, John Monahan and Richard S. John
University of California, Irvine, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Southern California
Downloads 67 (258,160)

Abstract:

actuarial risk assessment, decision making, numeracy

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Case-Specific Sociological Inference: Meta-Norms for Expert Opinions

Sociological Methods and Research, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-22
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Gregory Mitchell, John Monahan and Laurens Walker
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 60 (270,568)

Abstract:

Sociology, meta-norms, social science, Wal-Mart

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From Coercion to Contract: Reframing the Debate on Mandated Community Treatment for People with Mental Disorders

Law and Human Behavior, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 10 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie and John Monahan
University of Virginia - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 58 (279,347)
Citation 2

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License as Leverage: Mandating Treatment for Professionals

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Feb 2011
Richard J. Bonnie and John Monahan
University of Virginia - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 18 (399,097)

Abstract:

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The Individual Risk Assessment of Terrorism: Recent Developments

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Sep 2015
John Monahan
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2 (83,510)
Citation 1

Abstract:

risk assessment, terrorism, prediction, crime, 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
University of Virginia School of Law, University of California, Berkeley and AO US Courts Probation and Pretrial Services Office

Abstract:

risk assessment, age, test bias, disparities, sentencing

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Violence to Others, Violent Self-Victimization, and Violent Victimization by Others Among Persons with a Mental Illness

Psychiatry Online Volume 68, Issue 5, May 01, 2017, pp. 516-519, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-26
Posted: 26 May 2017
University of Virginia School of Law, City University of New York, CUNY Queens College - Department of Economics, Policy Research Associates, Inc and Columbia University

Abstract:

violence, suicide, victimization, self-directed, suicide

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Gatekeeping Science: Using the Structure of Scientific Research to Distinguish Between Admissibility and Weight in Expert Testimony

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 110, 2016, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 58, UC Hastings Research Paper No. 157
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 27 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2015
University of California Hastings College of the Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 0 (116,712)

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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

Abstract:

violence, psychosis, mental illness, crime

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Evidence-Based Sentencing: Public Openness and Opposition to Using Gender, Age, and Race as Risk Factors for Recidivism

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 55
Posted: 18 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2015
Nicholas Scurich and John Monahan
University of California, Irvine and University of Virginia School of Law

Abstract:

risk assessment; mass incarceration; criminal sentencing

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Gun Violence and Victimization of Strangers by Persons with a Mental Illness: Data from the Macarthur Violence Risk Assessment Study

Psychiatric Services, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 54
Posted: 17 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2015
Policy Research Associates, Inc., University of Virginia School of Law, University of Massachusetts Medical School-Law and Psychiatry Program, City University of New York, CUNY Queens College - Department of Economics and Policy Research Associates, Inc

Abstract:

mental illness, guns, strangers, violence, victimization