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Advanced introduction to law and psychology

Title
Advanced introduction to law and psychology / by Tom R. Tyler.
ISBN
9781839109744
1839109742
9781839109720
1839109726
9781839109737 (PDF ebook)
Publication
Cheltanham, UK ; Northampton : Edward Elgar Publishing, [2022]
Physical Description
xii, 246 pages ; 22 cm.
Summary
Leading scholar Tom R. Tyler provides a timely and engaging introduction to the field of law and psychology. This Advanced Introduction outlines the main areas of research, their relevance to law and the way that psychological findings have shaped - or failed to shape - the corresponding areas of law. Key features include focus on the relevance of psychological theories to topics in law, emphasis on the institutional realities within which law functions and discussion of the problems of bringing research findings into the legal system.
Variant and related titles
Law and psychology.
Other formats
ebook version :
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
February 21, 2022
Series
Elgar advanced introductions.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Contents: Preface
Introduction to Law and Psychology
1. Overview
2. Scientific evidence and experts
3. Lineups and eyewitnesses
4. Credibility assessment: lie detection, interrogation and confession
5. Prejudice, bias and discrimination
6. Criminal responsibility
7. Sentencing, punishment and rehabilitation
8. Risk assessment
9. Civil justice
10. Legal decision-makers: judges and juries
11. Freedom, consent and subjective harm
12. Conclusion
References
Index.
Citation

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