About John Monahan

John Monahan, a psychologist, is the John S. Shannon Distinguished Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. His work has been cited frequently by courts, including the United States Supreme Court in Barefoot v. Estelle, in which he was referred to as “the leading thinker on the issue” of violence risk assessment.

Written by John Monahan

Assessing Risk: The Use of Risk Assessment in Sentencing

by Brandon Garrett and John Monahan

Summer 2019 | Volume 103 Number 2