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 @ www.ofifc.org/ofifchome/page/Document/UP_FILE/2008041510570USV.pdf

Chartrand, L. and Forbe-Chilibeck, E. (2003).  The Sentencing of Offenders with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.  11 Health L. J. 35.  Available @ www.law.ualberta.ca/centres/hli/userfiles/Chartrand.pdf

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 @ www.cjcp.ca/pubmed.php?articleId=156

Currie, A. (2009). Access to Criminal Justice and FASD.  Department of Justice, Canada. Available @ http://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/pi/rs/rep-rap/2009/rb09/p1.html

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.

Bloom, H., Heerema, M. and Schneider, R. D. (2007) Mental Health Courts: Decriminalizing the Mentally Ill. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: Irwin Law.

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.justicereformcomm.sk.ca/volume2.gov

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.

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