Taking Psychology and Law into the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

Taking Psychology and Law into the Twenty-First Century / Edition 1

by James R.P. Ogloff
     
 

ISBN-10: 0306467607

ISBN-13: 9780306467608

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Springer US

In this volume top scholars contribute chapters covering a wide range of topics including jurisprudence, competency, children, forensic risk assessment, eyewitness testimony, jurors and juries, lawsuits, and civil law. Also included is an introductory chapter by the editor. The result is a unique and comprehensive treatment of the issues at the confluence of these

Overview

In this volume top scholars contribute chapters covering a wide range of topics including jurisprudence, competency, children, forensic risk assessment, eyewitness testimony, jurors and juries, lawsuits, and civil law. Also included is an introductory chapter by the editor. The result is a unique and comprehensive treatment of the issues at the confluence of these disciplines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306467608
Publisher:
Springer US
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Series:
Perspectives in Law & Psychology Series, #14
Edition description:
2002
Pages:
413
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.
Preface.
1. Two Steps Forward and One Step Backward: The Law and Psychology Movement(s) in the 20th Century; J.R.P. Ogloff.
2. Psychological Jurisprudence; J. Darley, et al.
3. Children, Psychology, and Law: Reflections on Past and Future Contributions to Science and Policy; B.L. Bottoms, et al.
4. Forensic Assessment: Current Status and Future Directions; K. Heilbrun, et al.
5. Risk Assessment; D.E. McNiel, et al.
6. Competency: Past, Present, and Future; P.A. Zapf, et al.
7. Eyewitness Research; R.C.L. Lindsay, et al.
8. Jurors and Juries: A Review of the Field; E. Greene, et al.
9. Why do People Sue, and What are they Suing for? J. Samra, W.J. Koch.
10. Psychological Issues in Civil Law; T. Wayte, et al.
11. Evaluating Published Research in Psychology and Law: A Gatekeeper Analysis of Law and Human Behavior; R.L. Wiener, et al.
Index.

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