CELAM), a research center at the University of Gothenburg which conducts, supports and disseminates research about mental disorders, aggressive behavior and moral and legal responsibility in an interdisciplinary framework.
Bennet’s dissertation studies the cognitive prerequisites for criminal responsibility in Swedish criminal law. The project investigates how concepts and ideas regarding criminal responsibility, such as intent, ‘insight,’ and awareness, are interpreted and applied in legal theory and practice as well as in forensic psychiatric expert opinions. Her research interests concern the interface between criminal law, philosophy and psychiatry. She has published papers on legal insanity, medical expert opinions in international criminal law, and delusions and criminal responsibility.
- (NB cancelled, see announcement above) Next IVR World Congress is scheduled to be held in Istanbul 17-21 July 2017. IVR Sweden has issued a communication that has been sent to the International IVR.