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- Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 58.99
The Jury Under Fire reviews a number of controversial beliefs about juries that have persisted in recent years as well as the implications of these views for jury reform efforts. Each chapter focuses on a mistaken assumption or myth about jurors or juries, critiques the myth, and then uses social science research findings to suggest appropriate reforms. more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 92.31
This book brings social psychology into sharp forensic focus. Emotion, mood and affective states, plus patterns of conduct that tend to arise from them, are analyzed in theoretical and practical terms, using real-life examples from criminal and civil cases. more...
- Springer US 2011; US$ 162.91
This handbook treats trial consulting as applied psychology, compiling the perspectives of experts who apply the discipline?s precepts. It covers the theory, business, and mechanics of trial consulting for those wishing to learn and practice the profession. more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 119.46
Justice, conflict and wellbeing are large topics that occupy researchers from a variety of disciplines, as well as laypeople and policy makers. The three concepts are closely connected: conflict often (though not always) impairs wellbeing, whereas justice often (though not always) enhances it; perceived injustice is a common source of conflict, at... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 94.48
This volume explores the various ways in which trust is thought about and studied in contemporary society. In doing so, it aims to advance both theoretical and methodological perspectives on trust. Trust is an important topic in this series because it raises issues of both motivation and emotion. Specifically, notions of trust and fairness motivate... more...
- Springer New York 2015; US$ 94.48
This unique volume salutes the work of pioneering forensic psychologist Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Jr., by presenting current theorizing and research findings on issues that define the field of psychology and law. Ongoing topics in witness behaviors, suspect identification, and juror decision making illustrate how psychology and law complement and also... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00
Beliefs and expectancies influence our everyday thoughts, feelings, and actions. These attributes make a closer examination of beliefs and expectancies worthwhile in any context, but particularly so within the high-stakes arena of the legal system. Whether the decision maker is a police officer assessing the truthfulness of an alibi, a juror evaluating... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 86.88
This first volume of an exciting annual series presents important new developments in the psychology behind issues in the law and its applications. Psychological theory is used to explore why many current legal policies and procedures can be ineffective or counterproductive, with special emphasis on new findings on how witnesses, jurors, and suspects... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 97.74
As with its esteemed predecessor, this timely volume offers ways of applying psychological knowledge to address pressing concerns in legal procedures and potentially to reduce criminal offending. In such areas as interrogations, expert testimony, evidence admissibility, and the ?death qualification? process in capital trials, contributors... more...
- Springer US 2007; US$ 97.74
Our basic assumption about the law is that it is designed to operate fairly and openly. But with human beings as the ultimate decision makers, how do we prevent discrimination within the legal arena, and how does the law decide whether others have behaved in a discriminatory manner? Social Consciousness in Legal Decision Making examines four controversial... more...