Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

WRIGHTMAN’S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM shows you the critical importance of psychology’s concepts and methods to the functioning of many aspects of today’s legal system. Featuring topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, analysis of eye witness identification, criminal profiling, and many others, this best-selling book gives you a comprehensive overview of psychology’s contributions to the legal system, and the many roles available to trained psychologists within the system. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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  • Author : Edith Greene
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN : 1285500210
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System
  • Author : Edith Greene,Kirk Heilbrun
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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WRIGHTMAN’S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM shows you the critical importance of psychology’s concepts and methods to the functioning of many aspects of today’s legal system. Featuring topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, analysis of eye witness identification, criminal profiling, and many others, this best-selling book gives you a comprehensive overview of psychology’s contributions to the legal system, and the many roles available to trained psychologists within the system.

Psychology and the Legal System

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  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 01 March 2021
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This engrossing text examines the legal system through the use of psychological concepts, methods, and research results. It seeks to clarify the basic dilemmas that persist in the legal system and looks at the ethical, moral, legal, and psychological "gray areas" of the law, including coverage of such topics as: competence to stand trial, pretrial publicity and resulting changes in venue, criminal profiling, civil case law and civil procedures, the rights of children, capital punishment, the psychology of criminal trials,

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Forensic Psychology
  • Author : Solomon Fulero,Lawrence Wrightsman
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 18 April 2008
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The Psychology of the Supreme Court
  • Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 16 March 2006
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With the media spotlight on the recent developments concerning the Supreme Court, more and more people have become increasingly interested in the highest court in the land. Who are the justices that run it and how do they make their decisions? The Psychology of the Supreme Court by Lawrence S. Wrightsman is the first book to thoroughly examine the psychology of Supreme Court decision-making. Dr. Wrightsman's book seeks to help us understand all aspects of the Supreme Court's functioning from

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  • Author : David E. Klein,Gregory Mitchell
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 08 February 2010
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Over the years, psychologists have devoted uncountable hours to learning how human beings make judgments and decisions. As much progress as scholars have made in explaining what judges do over the past few decades, there remains a certain lack of depth to our understanding. Even where scholars can make consensual and successful predictions of a judge's behavior, they will often disagree sharply about exactly what happens in the judge's mind to generate the predicted result. This volume of essays examines

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The Psychology of False Confessions
  • Author : Gisli H. Gudjonsson
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 24 April 2018
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Provides a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the development of the science behind the psychology of false confessions Four decades ago, little was known or understood about false confessions and the reasons behind them. So much has changed since then due in part to the diligent work done by Gisli H. Gudjonsson. This eye-opening book by the Icelandic/British clinical forensic psychologist, who in the mid 1970s had worked as detective in Reykjavik, offers a complete and current analysis of

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  • Author : Curt R. Bartol,Anne M. Bartol
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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"I like the use of research and citations throughout the text. It is more comprehensive than my current text and does a much better job of presenting the scientific evidence." —Kathy McGuire, Western Illinois University Written by authors with extensive experience in the field and in the classroom, Psychology and Law: Research and Practice, Second Edition, offers the definitive perspective on the practical application of psychological research to the law. Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol emphasize the various

The Cambridge Handbook of Forensic Psychology

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  • Author : Jennifer M. Brown,Elizabeth A. Campbell
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 29 April 2010
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Forensic psychology has developed and extended from an original, narrow focus on presenting evidence to the courts to a wider application across the whole span of civil and criminal justice, which includes dealing with suspects, offenders, victims, witnesses, defendants, litigants and justice professionals. This Handbook provides an encyclopedic-style source regarding the major concerns in forensic psychology. It is an invaluable reference text for practitioners within community, special hospital, secure unit, prison, probation and law enforcement forensic settings, as well as

Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System
  • Author : Edith Greene,Kirk Heilbrun
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release : 25 February 2010
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The author team for WRIGHTSMAN’S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM, Seventh Edition combines complementary expertise, active research, writing careers, and real world experience (as consultants working within the legal system) to produce a comprehensive text that is unparalleled in scholarship and writing style. The authorship, research base and comprehensive coverage make this text popular with instructors and students. This text demonstrates the importance of psychology to understanding the legal system and the impact on individuals’ everyday lives through the

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts

Handbook of Psychology in Legal Contexts
  • Author : David Carson,Ray Bull
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 11 July 2003
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The second edition of this popular international handbook highlights the developing relationship between psychology and the law. Consisting of all-new material and drawing on the work of practitioners and academics from the UK, Europe, North America and elsewhere, this volume looks not only at the more traditional elements of psychology and the law - the provision of psychological assessments about individuals to the courts - but also many of the recent developments, such as the interaction between psychologists and other

The Psychology of evidence and trial procedure

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  • Author : Saul M. Kassin,Lawrence S. Wrightsman
  • Publisher : Sage Publications, Inc
  • Release : 01 July 1985
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Kassin and Wrightsman's book concentrates on the single most important determinant of verdicts -- the evidence and court procedure. It is divided into four parts: (1) an overview and historical perspective; (2) seven substantive topics like eyewitness accounts, confessions, and character evidence; (3) an examination of the major stages of trial procedure; and (4) a provocative discussion of the role that psychology does, and should, play in the judicial process. Written in non-technical language, this book should have a broad appeal to students, researchers

Minds on Trial

Minds on Trial
  • Author : Charles Patrick Ewing,Joseph T. McCann
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 16 March 2006
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Minds on Trial: Great Cases in Law and Psychology gives you an inside view of 20 of the highest profile legal cases of the last 50 years. The authors skillfully convey the psychological and legal drama of each case, while providing important and fresh professional insights. Mental health and legal professionals, as well as others with an interest in psychology and the law will have a hard time putting this scholarly, yet readable book down.

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  • Author : Matthew J. Traxler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 14 October 2011
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This textbook offers a cutting edge introduction to psycholinguistics, exploring the cognitive processes underlying language acquisition and use. Provides a step-by-step tour through language acquisition, production, and comprehension, from the word level to sentences and dialogue Incorporates both theory and data, including in-depth descriptions of the experimental evidence behind theories Incorporates a comprehensive review of research in bilingual language processing, sign language, reading, and the neurological basis of language production and comprehension Approaches the subject from a range of perspectives,