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Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System free pdf WRIGHTSMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM, 8E, International Edition 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.

About Kirk Heilbrun

Edie Greene is professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs, where she also serves as Director of the Graduate Concentration in Psychology and Law. Her research applies principles of cognitive and social psychology to the legal system and focuses on decision making by judges, juries, attorneys, and witnesses- public perceptions of laws and laws' impact- and legal issues relevant to older adults. She serves as an expert witness on jury decision making and eyewitness reliability. A former president of the American Psychology-Law Society, she received the Society's 2008 Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Psychology and Law. Kirk Heilbrun is currently a professor in the Department of Psychology, Drexel University. His current research focuses on juvenile and adult offenders, legal decision-making, and the evaluation and interventions associated with such decision-making. He is the Co-Director of the Pennsylvania Mental Health and Justice Center of Excellence, having previously served as president of both the American Psychology-Law Psychology/APA Division 41, and the American Board of Forensic Psychology. He received the 2004 Distinguished Contributions to Forensic Psychology award and the 2008 Beth Clark Distinguished Service Contribution Award from the American Academy of Forensic Psychology.

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Author : Kirk Heilbrun
Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
Data Published : 31 January 2013
ISBN : 1133956556
EAN : 9781133956556
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 496 pages
Age + : 18 years
Language : English
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