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Author Wrightsman, Lawrence S., author

Title Psychology and the legal system / Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Edie Greene, Michael T. Nietzel, William H. Fortune
Edition Fifth edition
Published Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, [2002]
©2002
©2002

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Description xxii, 586 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 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 -- 15. Jury trials II: concerns and reforms -- 16. Psychology of victims -- 17. Punishment and sentencing
Notes Revised edition of: Psychology & the legal system / Lawrence S. Wrightsman. 4th ed. 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 519-558) and indexes
Subject Forensic psychology.
Justice, Administration of -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Practice of law -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Author Greene, Edie, author
Nietzel, Michael T., author
Fortune, William H., author
Revision of Wrightsman, Lawrence S. Psychology & the legal system
LC no. 00002269 2001026526
ISBN 0534365442 (hardcover) (acid-free paper)
Other Titles Psychology and the legal system