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.

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  • Author : Edith Greene
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Pages : 496 pages
  • ISBN : 9781133951117
  • 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 : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 29 November 2012
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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.

Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System
  • Author : Edith Greene,Kirk Heilbrun
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • 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. Available with InfoTrac Student

The Psychology of the Supreme Court

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

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology
  • Author : Solomon M. Fulero,Lawrence S. Wrightsman
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release : 18 April 2008
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Written by two of the leading authorities in the field, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY, Third Edition introduces you to the practice of forensic psychology by showing how psychologists aid the legal system by serving as expert witnesses, criminal profilers, and trial consultants for jury selection and child custody hearings. Wrightsman and Fulero present the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists, and address both the opportunities and temptations inherent in those roles. Through this lens, the authors explore the ethical issues facing practicing

The Witness Stand and Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Jr.

The Witness Stand and Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Jr.
  • Author : Cynthia Willis-Esqueda,Brian H. Bornstein
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 25 November 2015
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This unique volume salutes the work of pioneering forensic psychologist Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Jr., by presenting current theorizing and research findings on issues that define the field of psychology and law. Ongoing topics in witness behaviors, suspect identification, and juror decision making illustrate how psychology and law complement and also conflict at various stages in legal processes. The book also sheds light on evolving areas such as DNA exonerations, professional trial consulting, and jury selection strategies, and the distinct challenges

Exit to Freedom

Exit to Freedom
  • Author : Calvin C. Johnson, Jr.
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release : 01 September 2005
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"The only firsthand account of a wrongful conviction overturned by DNA evidence"--Cover.

The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making

The Psychology of Judicial Decision Making
  • 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

Forensic Science in Court

Forensic Science in Court
  • Author : Hon. Donald Shelton
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release : 16 October 2010
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Forensic Science in Court explores the legal implications of forensic science—an increasingly important and complex part of the justice system. Judge Donald Shelton provides an accessible overview of the legal aissues, from the history of evidence in court, to "gatekeeper" judges determining what evidence can be allowed, to the "CSI effect" in juries. The book describes and evaluates various kinds of evidence, including DNA, fingerprints, handwriting, hair, bite marks, tool marks, firearms and bullets, fire and arson investigation, and

Psychology and the Legal System

Psychology and the Legal System
  • Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
  • Publisher : Thomson Brooks/Cole
  • Release : 29 November 1987
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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,

Psychology and Law

Psychology and Law
  • Author : Curt R. Bartol,Anne M. Bartol
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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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 roles psychologists and other mental health professionals play in criminal and civil legal matters. Topics such as family law, mental health evaluations, police interrogation, jury selection and decision making, involuntary civil commitment, and various civil

The Psychology of False Confessions

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

The Miranda Ruling

The Miranda Ruling
  • Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman,Mary L. Pitman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 19 May 2010
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Can the original goal of the authors of the Miranda law be salvaged? This book examines the state of interrogations and the state of the law before the Miranda decision was made, the purposes and nature of the decision, and proposes recommendations for reinstituting the original goals.

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.

Taking Sides

Taking Sides
  • Author : M. Ethan Katsh,William Rose,William David Rose
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill/Dushkin
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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Presents a variety of debates on legal issues dealing with the individual, the community, and the state.