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The MacArthur Competence Assessment Tool Criminal Adjudication

Steven K. Hoge, Richard J. BonnieB, Norman G. Poythress and John Monahan
18 - 80 Years
Individual
20 - 55 minutes
English
PRODUCT CODE: 20-1140-KT Category: Product ID: 8994

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Description

The MacCAT-CA is a 22-item structured interview for the pretrial assessment of adjudicative competence. This instrument uses a vignette format and objectively scored questions to standardize the measurement of three competence-related abilities. Understanding capacity for factual understanding of the legal system and the adjudication process. Reasoning ability to distinguish more relevant from less relevant factual information and the ability to reason about the two legal options: pleading guilty or not guilty. Appreciation capacity to understand his or her legal situation and circumstances.

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AUTHOR

Steven K. Hoge, Richard J. BonnieB, Norman G. Poythress and John Monahan

AGE RANGE

18 – 80 Years

Age Filter

Adolescent, Adult, Gereatric

ADMINISTRATION

Individual

TIME

20 – 55 minutes

LANGUAGE AVAILABLE

English

Kit Content

MacCAT-CA Professional Manual and 20 Interview Booklets.