Juvenile Justice Research and Reform Lab

Selected Publications

Goldstein, N. E. S., NeMoyer, A., Gale-Bentz, L., Levick, M., & Feierman, J. You're on the right track! Using graduated response systems to address immaturity of judgment and enhance youths' capacities to successfully complete probation. Temple Law Review.

Haney-Caron, C., Goldstein, N. E. S., Giallella, C. L., Kemp, K., & Riggs Romaine, C. Success in school for justice-involved girls: Do specific aspects of developmental immaturity matter?

León Mayer, E., Iseas, C., Campagnolo, L., Elias, C., Del Castillo, B. R., Delucchi, G., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Folino, J. La evaluación de la capacidad juvenil para desempeñarse en proceso judicial [Evaluating juvenile competence to stand trial].

NeMoyer, A., Holliday, S. B., Goldstein, N. E. S., & McKitten, R. L. Predicting probation revocation and residential facility placement at juvenile probation review hearings: Youth-specific and hearing-specific factors. Law and Human Behavior.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Houck, M., & Folino, J. (in press). Tópicos actuales de la investigación internacional sobre riesgo de violencia [Current topics of international research on violence risk]. Revista Criminalidad.

Campagnolo, L., Delucchi, D., Iseas, C., Kelley, S., Goldstein, N. E. S., Leon Mayer, E., Silva, N., & Folino, J. (2015). Exploración de un constructo relevante para la salud: La consideración de futuras consecuencias [Exploration of a health-related construct: The consideration of future consequences]. Revista de la Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, 5, 1-5.

Haney-Caron, E., Goldstein, N. E., & DeMatteo, D. (2015). Safe from subpoena? The impact of certificates of confidentiality. Akron Law Review, 48(2), 349-382.

Zelle, H., Riggs Romaine, C., & Goldstein, N. E. S. (2015). Juveniles' Miranda comprehension: Understanding, appreciation, and totality of circumstances factors. Law and Human Behavior, 39, 281-293.

NeMoyer, A., Goldstein, N. E. S., McKitten, R. L., Prelic, A., Ebbecke, J., Foster, E., & Burkard, C. (2014). Predictors of juveniles' noncompliance with probation requirements. Law and Human Behavior, 38, 580-591.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Kelley, S. M., Peterson, L., Brogan, L., Zelle, H. & Riggs Romaine, C. (in press). Evaluation of Miranda waiver capacity. In K. Heilbrun, D. DeMatteo, & N. E. S. Goldstein (Eds.), APA Handbook of Psychology and Juvenile Justice. New York: Oxford University Press.

Giallella, C. L., Goldstein, N. E. S., & DeMatteo, D. (2014). Balancing legal, ethical, and clinical considerations when managing danger to self in research with juvenile offenders. In M. K. Miller & J. C. Chamberlain (Eds.), Psychology, law, and the wellbeing of children (pp. 103-118). New York: Oxford University Press.

Wolbransky, M., Goldstein, N. E. S., Lane, C., & Heilbrun, K. (2013). Collecting informed consent with juvenile justice populations: Issues and implications for research. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 31 (4), 457-476.

Levick, M., Feierman, J., Kelley, S. M., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Mordecai, K (2012). The eighth amendment evolves: Defining cruel and unusual punishment through the lens of childhood and adolescence. 15 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change 285.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Kemp, K., Leff, S., & Lochman, J. (2012). Guidelines for adapting manualized treatments for use with specialized populations: A stepwise approach using anger management as a model.  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 19 (4), 385-401.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Serico, J. M., Riggs Romaine, C. L., Zelechoski, A. D., Kalbeitzer, R., Kemp, K., & Lane, C. (2012). Development of the Juvenile Justice Anger Management (JJAM) Treatment for Girls. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 20 (2), 171-188.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Goldstein, A. M., Zelle, H., & Condie, L. O. (2012). Capacity to waive Miranda rights and the assessment of the validity of a waiver. In R. K. Otto (Ed.), Handbook of psychology (2nd Edition): Volume 11, Forensic psychology (pp. 381-411). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Goldstein, A. M., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Zelle, H. (2012). Evaluation of capacity to waive Miranda rights. In R. Roesch & P. A. Zapf (Eds.), Forensic assessments in criminal and civil law: A handbook for lawyers (pp. 47-59). New York: Oxford University Press.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Messenheimer, S., Riggs Romaine, C., & Zelle, H. (2012). Impact of juvenile suspects' linguistic abilities on Miranda understanding and appreciation. In P. Tiersma & L. Solan (Eds.), Oxford handbook on language and law (pp. 299-311). New York: Oxford University Press.

Goldstein, A. M., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Zelle, H. (2012). Evaluation of capacity to waive Miranda rights. In R. Roesch & P. A. Zapf (Eds.), Forensic assessments in criminal and civil law: A handbook for lawyers (pp. 47-59). New York: Oxford University Press.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Messenheimer, S., Riggs Romaine, C., & Zelle, H. (2012). Impact of juvenile suspects' linguistic abilities on Miranda understanding and appreciation. In P. Tiersma & L. Solan (Eds.), Oxford handbook on language and law (pp. 299-311). New York: Oxford University Press.

Lane, C., Goldstein, N. E. S., Heilbrun, K., Cruise, K., & Pennacchia, D. (2012). Obstacles to research in residential juvenile justice facilities: Recommendations for researchers. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 30 (1), 49-68.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Riggs Romaine, C., Zelle, H., Kalbeitzer, R., Mesiarik, C., & Wolbransky, M. (2011). Psychometric properties of the Miranda Rights Comprehension Instruments with a juvenile justice sample. Assessment, 18 (4), 428-441.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Zelle, H., & Grisso, T. (2011). The Miranda Rights Comprehension Instruments: Manual. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Zelle, H., & Grisso, T. (2011). The Miranda Rights Comprehension Instruments. Sarasota, FL: Professional Resource Press.

Heilbrun, K., Goldstein, N., DeMatteo, D., Hart, A., Riggs Romaine, C., & Shah, S. (2011).  Interventions in forensic settings:  Juveniles in residential placement, defendants in drug courts or mental health courts, and defendants in forensic hospitals as Incompetent to Stand Trial.  In Barlow, D. (Ed.), Oxford handbook of clinical psychology (pp. 649-679).  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Riggs Romaine, C. L., Goldstein, N. E. S., Hunt, E., & DeMatteo, D. (2011).  Traumatic experiences and juvenile amenability: The role of trauma in forensic evaluations and judicial decision making. Child & Youth Care Forum, 40, 363-380.

Cox, J. M., Goldstein, N. E. S., Dolores, J., Zelechoski, A. D., & Messenheimer, S. (2010). The impact of juveniles' age and level of psychosocial maturity on judges' opinions about adjudicative competence. Law and Human Behavior. Advance online publication.

Goldstein, A. M. & Goldstein, N. E. S. (2010). Evaluating capacity to waive Miranda rights. New York: Oxford University Press.

Goldstein, N. E. S. & Kalbeitzer, R. (2008). Capacity to waive rights. Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Kalbeitzer, R., & Zelle, H. (2008). Grisso's instruments for assessing comprehension of Miranda rights.  Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law. SAGE Publications.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Dovidio, A., Kalbeitzer, R., Weil, J., & Strachan, M. (2007). An anger management intervention for female juvenile offenders: Results of a pilot study. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 7, 1-28.

Strachan, M., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Picarello, K. (2007). Assessing malingering in children and adolescents. In A. Boyd & R. Meyer, Detecting deception: tests and techniques. Needham Heights, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Dvoskin, J. A. & Goldstein, N. E. S. (2006). Review: The Fitness Interview Test - Revised (FIT-R) [Review of the screening instrument, Fitness Interview Test - Revised]. American Psychology Law Society News, 26, 4-5.

Goldstein, N. E. S. (2006). Clinical and legal guides to evaluating juvenile' adjudicative competence [Review of the books, Evaluating juveniles' adjudicative competence: A guide for clinical practice and Clinical evaluations for juveniles' competence to stand trial: A guide for legal professionals]. American Psychology Law Society News, 25, 4-5.

Goldstein, A. M., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Kalbeitzer, R. (2006). Childhood and childhood trauma as factors in death penalty mitigation. In S. N. Sparta and G. P. Koocher (Eds.), Forensic assessment of children and adolescents (pp. 365-380). New York: Oxford University Press.

Kalbeitzer, R. & Goldstein, N. E. S. (2006). Assessing the evolving standards of decency: Public perceptions of capital punishment for juveniles. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 24, 157-178.

Petrucci, R. J., Truesdell, K. C., Carter, A., Goldstein, N. E., Russell, M. M., Dilkes, D., Fitzpatrick, J. M., Thomas, C. E., Keenan, M. E., Lazarus, L. A., Chiaravolloti, N. D., Trunzo, J. J., Verjans, J. W., Holmes, E., Samuels, L., & Narula, J. (2006). Cognitive dysfunction in advanced heart failure and prospective cardiac assist device patients. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 81, 1738-1744.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Condie, L. O., & Kalbeitzer, R. (2005). Instruments for assessing understanding and appreciation of Miranda rights. In T. Grisso, G. Vincent, & D. Seagrave (Eds.), Handbook for mental health screening and assessment in juvenile justice (pp. 357-369). New York: Guilford Publications.

Goldstein, N. E. S., Olubadewo, S., Redding, R., & Lexcen, F. (2005). Mental health disorders: The neglected risk factor in juvenile delinquency. In K. S. Heilbrun, N. E. S. Goldstein, & R. E. Redding (Eds.), Juvenile delinquency: Prevention, assessment, and intervention (pp. 85-110). New York: Oxford University Press.

Heilbrun, K. S., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Redding, R. E. (2005). Juvenile delinquency: Prevention, assessment, and intervention. New York: Oxford University Press.

Heilbrun, K. S., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Redding, R. E. (2005). Emerging directions: Implications for research, policy, and practice.In K. S. Heilbrun, N. E. S. Goldstein, & R. E. Redding (Eds.), Juvenile delinquency: Prevention, assessment, and intervention (pp. 323-330). New York: Oxford University Press.

O'Connell, M. J., Garmoe, W., & Goldstein, N. E. S. (2005). Miranda comprehension in adults with mental retardation and the effects of feedback style on suggestibility. Law and Human Behavior, 29, 359-369.

Redding, R., Goldstein, N. E. S., & Heilbrun, K. (2005). Juvenile delinquency: Past and present. In K. S. Heilbrun, N. E. S. Goldstein, & R. E. Redding (Eds.), Juvenile delinquency: Prevention, assessment, and intervention (pp. 3-18). New York: Oxford University Press.

Redding, R. & Goldstein, N. (2003). Some thoughts on JFPP: What we have accomplished and where we need to go. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 3, 1-4.

Goldstein, N. E., Condie, L. O., Kalbeitzer, R., Osman, D., & Geier, J. (2003). Juvenile offenders' Miranda rights comprehension and self-reported likelihood of offering false confessions. Assessment, 10, 359 - 369.

Goldstein, N. E., Arnold, D. H., Weil, J., Mesiarik, C., Peuschold, D., Grisso, T., & Osman, D. (2003). Comorbid symptom patterns in female juvenile offenders. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 26, 565 - 582.

Oberlander, L., Goldstein, N. E., & Goldstein, A. M. (2003). Competence to confess: Evaluating the validity of Miranda waivers and trustworthiness of confessions. In A. M. Goldstein (Ed.), Handbook of psychology: Volume 11, Forensic psychology (pp. 335-357). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Goldstein, N. E., Thomson, M. R., Osman, D., & Oberlander, L. (2002). Advocating a functional approach to determining adjudicative competency in juveniles. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 2, 89-97.

Truesdell, K. C., Russell, M., Carter, A., Goldstein, N. E., Narula, J., Holmes, E., Samuels, L., & Petrucci, R. J. (2002). A cognitive comparison of cardiac assist device patients with end-stage heart failure cohorts. Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

Goldstein, N. E., Arnold, D. H., Rosenberg, J. L., Stowe, R. M., & Ortiz, C. (2001). Contagion of aggression in daycare classrooms as a function of peer and teacher responses. Journal of Educational Psychology, 93, 708-719.

Oberlander, L. B., Goldstein, N. E., & Ho, C. N. (2001). Preadolescent adjudicative competence: Methodological considerations and recommendations for practice standards. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 19, 545-563.

Oberlander, L. B., & Goldstein, N. E. (2001). A review and update on the practice of evaluating Miranda comprehension. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 19, 453-471.

Goldstein, N. E., Sexton, J., & Feldman, R. S. (2000). Encoding of facial expressions of emotion and knowledge of American Sign Language. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 67-76.

Arnold, D. H., Ortiz, C., Curry, J. C., Stowe, R. M., Goldstein, N. E., Fisher, P. H., Zeljo, A., & Yershova, K. (1999). Promoting academic success and preventing disruptive behavior disorders through community partnership. Journal of Community Psychology, 5, 589-598.

Goldstein, N. E. & Feldman, R. S. (1996). Knowledge of American Sign Language and the ability of hearing individuals to decode facial expressions of emotion. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 20, 111-122.

Ortiz, C., Stowe, R. M., Arnold, D.H., & Goldstein, N. (1996). Facilitating early child interest in shared reading with a cost-effective intervention. Annual Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy, 30, 230.