9780534365448

Psychology and the Legal System

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534365448

  • ISBN10:

    0534365442

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/25/2001
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

1. Psychology and the Law: Impossible Choices. 2. Psychologists and the Legal System. 3. Legality, Morality, and Justice. 4. The Legal System and its Players. 5. Theories of Crime. 6. The Police and the Criminal Justice System. 7. Crime Investigation: Witnesses. 8. Identification and Evaluation of Criminal Suspects. 9. The Rights of Victims and the Rights of the Accused. 10. Between Arrest and Trial. 11. Forensic Assessment in Criminal Cases: Competence and Insanity. 12. Forensic Assessment in Civil Cases. 13. The Trial Process. 14. Jury Trials I: Jury Representativeness and Selection. 15. Jury Trials II: Concerns and Reforms. 16. Psychology of Victims. 17. Punishment and Sentencing.

Table of Contents

Psychology and the Law: Impossible Choices
1(27)
Psychologists and the Legal System
28(21)
Legality, Morality, and Justice
49(25)
The Legal System and Its Players
74(30)
Theories of Crime
104(34)
The Police and the Criminal Justice System
138(30)
Crime Investigation: Witnesses
168(38)
Identification and Evaluation of Criminal Suspects
206(30)
The Rights of Victims and the Rights of the Accused
236(24)
Between Arrest and Trial
260(31)
Forensic Assessment in Criminal Cases: Competence and Insanity
291(41)
Forensic Assessment in Civil Cases
332(27)
The Trial Process
359(24)
Jury Trials I: Jury Representativeness and Selection
383(25)
Jury Trials II: Concerns and Reforms
408(34)
Psychology of Victims
442(32)
Punishment and Sentencing
474

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