9780534365448

Psychology and the Legal System

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534365448

  • ISBN 10:

    0534365442

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/25/2001
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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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.

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