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- Springer New York 2013; US$ 159.00
In order to make the criminal court system more effective there has been a growing trend to have courts participate in what is essentially a rehabilitation strategy. Such courts are often referred to as ?problem-solving? because they are working on root causes of criminal behavior as part of the dispensation of justice. This major shift in the role... more...
- Springer New York 2010; US$ 159.00
As the average age of our citizens rises, this book argues that success at ameliorating the effects of disability and age-related bias, prejudice, and discrimination requires a psycholegal approach that reconciles legal theory with psychological reality. more...
- Springer New York 2009; US$ 109.00
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$ 199.00
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$ 179.00
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 US 2007; Not Available
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...
- Springer New York 2007; Not Available
This work seeks to provide answers on tort reform where thus far there have mainly been just questions. A number of post-reform studies have demonstrated that tort reform may not have the desired effects. This important work takes an empirical approach to addressing the issues. more...
- Springer New York 2008; Not Available
The death penalty has long played a central role in jurisprudence. This practice-enhancing reference challenges forensic psychiatrists, psychologists, and legal professionals to re-examine the life-and-death questions at the core of their work. more...