Topics examined in this insightful text include: juries and the current empirical literature witnesses and the validity of reports preventing mistaken convictions in eyewitness identification trials forensic assessment and treatment predicting violence in mentally and personality disordered individuals employment and discrimination new `best interests' standards for children in courts education and training in psychology and law, and ethical and legal contours of forensic psychology.
The volume also features a noteworthy appendix on specialty guidelines for forensic psychologists.
Psychology and Law collects a range of expert testimony in its thorough examination of the legal process, affording readers a unique survey of contemporary knowledge.
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Number of pages: 459
Weight: 1490 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 24 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 199
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