FASD & the Justice System

Anderson, D. (2008). Traditional Aboriginal Justice: A Toronto Agency Helps Offenders with FASD through its Community Council Program. Aboriginal Approaches to FASD.  A special report by the OFIFC. Available @ http://www.ofifc.org/sites/default/files/docs/20080101_Aboriginal_Approaches_FASD.pdf

Chartrand, L. and Forbe-Chilibeck, E. (2003).  The Sentencing of Offenders with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.  11 Health L. J. 35.  Available @ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/8129997_The_sentencing_of_offenders_with_Fetal_Alcohol_Syndrome (subscription needed from academic organization)

Clark, E., Lutke, J., Minnes, P., and Ouellette-Kuntz, H. (2004). Secondary Disabilities among Adults with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in British Columbia. J FAS Int;2:e13 Oct. 2004 Available @


Cox, L., Clairmont, D., and Cox, S. (2008). Knowledge and Attitudes of Criminal Justice Professionals in Relation to Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder.  Can J Clin Pharmacol Vol. 15 (2) Summer 2008:e306-e313.  Available @ https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18678920

Currie, A. (2009). Access to Criminal Justice and FASD.  Department of Justice, Canada. Available @ https://www.publicsafety.gc.ca/lbrr/archives/cnmcs-plcng/cn33771-eng.pdf

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and the Courts: An Introduction for Legal Professionals

Kelly, K.A. (2003). The Victimization of Inpiduals with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome/Fetal Alcohol Effects. TASH Connections, August/September 29-30. Available @ http://www.faslink.org/Kelly_TASH.htm

Malbin, D.V. (2004). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) and the Role of Family Court Judges in Improving Outcomes for Children and Families. Juvenile and Family Court Journal, 55. Available @ http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1755-6988.2004.tb00161.x/full (full article behind a paywall)

Bloom, H., Heerema, M. and Schneider, R. D. (2007) Mental Health Courts: Decriminalizing the Mentally Ill. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Irwin Law. Available @ http://jaapl.org/content/37/1/133

Mitten, R. (2004). "Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders and the Justice System" in Commission on First Nations and Métis Peoples and Justice Reform Final Report – Vol. II. Section 9.  Available @ http://www.justice.gov.sk.ca/justicereform/volume2/12section9.pdf

Moore, T. E., and Green, M. (2004). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): A Need for Closer Examination by the Criminal Justice System. Criminal Reports, 19 C.R. 6th: 99-108.

Roach, K. and Bailey, A. (2009). The Relevance of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in Canadian Criminal Law From Investigation to Sentencing. U.B.C. Law Review. 42:1. Available @ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/228263950_The_Relevance_of_Fetal_Alcohol_Spectrum_Disorder_and_the_Criminal_Law_from_Investigation_to_Sentencing

Sokolov, H. (2009). Book Review: Mental Health Courts: Decriminalizing the Mentally Ill.  The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. Volume 37, Number 1; 133-4).  Available @ http://www.jaapl.org/cgi/reprint/37/1/133.pdf