9781319060312

Forensic and Legal Psychology Psychological Science Applied to Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9781319060312

  • ISBN10:

    1319060315

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-10-06
  • Publisher: MPS HIGH SCHOOL
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With Forensic and Legal Psychology you'll learn how pscyhological science can be used to strengthen the gathering of evidence, enhance legal decision making, curtail crime, and promote justice using examples of real trials and cases.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW: A CAUTIOUS ALLIANCE
CHAPTER 2: INTERROGATIONS AND CONFESSIONS
CHAPTER 3: LIE DETECTION
CHAPTER 4: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF FORENSIC IDENTIFICATION: DNA, FINGERPRINTS, AND PHYSICAL TRACE EVIDENCE
CHAPTER 5: CRIMINAL PROFILING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL AUTOPSIES
CHAPTER 6: CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE: INTERVIEWING CHILDREN AND THE RECOVERED MEMORIES OF ADULTS
CHAPTER 7: EYEWITNESS IDENTIFICATION AND TESTIMONY
CHAPTER 8: COMPETENCY TO STAND TRIAL
CHAPTER 9: JURY SELECTION AND TRIAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 10: THE INSANITY DEFENSE
CHAPTER 11: BATTERED WOMAN SYNDROME, RAPE TRAUMA SYNDROME, AND POSTTRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER
CHAPTER 12: JURIES AND JUDGES AS DECISION MAKERS
CHAPTER 13: CHILD CUSTODY DISPUTES
CHAPTER 14: WORKPLACE LAW: HARASSMENT, DISCRIMINATION, AND FAIRNESS
CHAPTER 15: PREDICTING VIOLENT BEHAVIOR: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF RISK ASSESSMENT
CHAPTER 16: CORRECTIONS: SENTENCING, IMPRISONMENT, AND ALTERNATIVES
CHAPTER 17: THE DEATH PENALTY

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