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Comment évaluer une personne ? L'expertise judiciaire et ses usages moraux

Abstract : The psychiatric report is an assessment tool that has become essential in the judicial field while, at the same time, being regularly challenged. How can we understand this seeming paradox? In response, the article describes how the law formalizes part of the morality of the category of person. From a case study based on observation of how psychiatric reports are used in criminal courts, the first part shows judicial actors evaluating the assessment tool; the second part focuses on the construction, during a trial, of a deviant otherness, that of the sexual offender.
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Samuel Lézé, Fabrice Fernandez, Hélène Strauss. Comment évaluer une personne ? L'expertise judiciaire et ses usages moraux. Cahiers Internationaux de Sociologie, Presses Universitaires de France, 2010, CXXVIII-CXXXIX (128-129), pp.179-206. ⟨halshs-00558508⟩



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