C.M. Berryessa and C. Lively. (2019). When a Sex Offender Wins the Lottery: Social and Legal Punitiveness Toward Sex Offenders in an Instance of Perceived Injustice. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law 25(3), 181-195. Link

C.M. Berryessa and T. Goodspeed. (2019). The Brain of Dexter Morgan: The Science of Psychopathy in Showtime’s Season 8 of Dexter. American Journal of Criminal Justice. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2019). Judicial Stereotyping Associated with Genetic Essentialist Biases Toward Mental Disorders and Potential Negative Effects on Sentencing. Law & Society Review 53(1): 202-238. Link


C.M. Berryessa and B. Wohlstetter. (2018). The Psychopathic “Label” and Effects on Punishment Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis. Law and Human Behavior 43(1): 9-25. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2018). Potential Impact of Research on Adolescent Development on Juvenile Judge Decision-making and Sentencing. Juvenile and Family Court Journal 69(3):19-38. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2018). The Effects of Psychiatric and “Biological” Labels on Lay Sentencing and Punishment Decisions. Journal of Experimental Criminology 14(2): 241-256. Link


C.M. Berryessa. (2017). U.S. Public Views Toward Biosocial Risk Factors for Criminality: A Brief Report. Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice 3(4): 294-299. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2017). Jury-eligible Public Attitudes Toward Biological Risk Factors for Criminal Behavior and Implications for Capital Sentencing. Criminal Justice and Behavior 44(8): 1073-1100. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2017). Educator of the Court: The Role of the Expert Witness in Cases Involving Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Psychology, Crime & Law 23(6): 575-600. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2017). Attention, Reward, and Inhibition: Symptomatic Features of ADHD and Issues for Offenders in the Criminal Justice System. ADHD Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorders 9(1): 5-10. Link


C.M. Berryessa. (2016). Extralegal Punishment Factors and Judges’ Normative Judgments of Moral Responsibility of bvFTD Patients. AJOB Neuroscience 7(4): 218-19. Link

O. Choi, C.M. Berryessa, and A. Raine. (2016). The Ethics of Biological Interventions on Psychopathic Prisoners. AJOB Neuroscience 7(3): 154-56. Link

C.M. Berryessa, J.A. Chandler, and P. Reiner. (2016). Public Attitudes Towards Legally Coerced Biological Treatments of Criminals. Journal of Law and the Biosciences 3(3): 447-467. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2016). Genetic Essentialist Biases, Stigma, and Lack of Mitigating Impact on Punishment Decisions. Journal of Law and the Biosciences 3(2): 359-364. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2016). Brief Report: Judicial Attitudes Regarding Sentencing of Offenders with High Functioning Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 46(8): 2770-3. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2016). Judges’ Views on Evidence of Genetic Contributions to Mental Disorders in Court. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology 27(4): 586-600. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2016). Behavioral and Neural Impairments of Frontotemporal Dementia: Potential Implications for Criminal Responsibility and Sentencing. International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 46: 1-6. Link


C.M. Berryessa, L.C. Milner, N.A. Garrison, and M.K. Cho. (2015). Impact of Expert Information on Potential Jurors in Evaluating High Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder (hfASD). Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities 8(3-4): 140-67. Link

R. Umbach*, C.M. Berryessa*, and A. Raine. (2015). Brain Imaging Research on Psychopathy: Implications for Punishment, Prediction, and Treatment in Youth and Adults. Journal of Criminal Justice 43(4): 295-306. Link


C.M. Berryessa. (2014). Potential Implications of Research on Genetic or Heritable Contributions to Pedophilia for the Objectives of Criminal Law. Recent Advances in DNA & Gene Sequences 8(2): 65-77. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2014). Judiciary Views on Criminal Behaviour and Intention of Offenders with High-Functioning Autism. Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour 5(2): 97-106. Link

C.M. Berryessa. (2014). Judicial Perceptions of Media Portrayals of Offenders with High Functioning Autistic Spectrum Disorders. International Journal of Criminology and Sociology 3: 45-60. Link


C.M. Berryessa, N. Martinez-Martin, and M. Allyse. (2013). Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Surrounding Research on Genetic Contributions to Anti-Social Behavior. Aggression and Violent Behavior 18(6): 605-610. Link

C.M. Berryessa and M.K. Cho. (2013). Ethical, Legal, Social, and Policy Implications of Behavioral Genetics. Annual Review of Genomics and Human Genetics 14: 515-534. Link



C.M. Berryessa. (Forthcoming). Brain Abnormalities Associated with Pedophilic Disorder: Implications for Retribution and Rehabilitation. In F. Focquaert, E. Shaw, & B.N. Waller (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Science of Punishment. London, UK: Routledge.

C.M. Berryessa. (2019). Expert Witnesses. In J. Bumgarner & C. Lewandowski (Eds.), Criminal Justice in America: The Encyclopedia of Crime, Law Enforcement, Courts, and Corrections. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO.


C.M. Berryessa and A. Raine. (2017). Neurocriminology. In A. Brisman, E. Carrabine, & N. South (Eds.), Routledge Companion to Criminological Theory and Concepts. London, UK: Routledge.

* Indicates Co-First Authorship/Equal Contributions.