Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System
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Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System


  • Author : Edith Greene
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2006-05-16
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780534521066


Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System Book Description :

The author team for WRIGHTSMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM, Sixth Edition combines complementary expertise, active research, writing careers, and real world experience (as consultants working within the legal system) to produce a comprehensive text that is unparalleled in scholarship and writing style. The authorship, research base and comprehensive coverage make this text popular with instructors and students. This text demonstrates the importance of psychology to understanding the legal system and the impact on individuals' everyday lives through the use of real cases and questions formed to create discussions of these cases. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in ...

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System


  • Author : Edith Greene
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2018-03-08
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1337570877


Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System Book Description :

The author team for WRIGHTSMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM, 9th Edition combines expertise, active research, writing careers and real world experience as consultants working within the legal system. Real cases such as Bill Cosby and Dylann Roof illustrate the importance of psychology's concepts and methods to an understanding of the legal system and the system's impact on individuals' everyday lives. Case-related questions engage students in critical thinking and discussion. With topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, the use of deadly force by police, detection of deceit, criminal profiling and coercive interrogation techniques, Greene and Heilbrun’s popular book gives students an insightfu...

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System


  • Author : Edith Greene
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285500218


Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System Book Description :

WRIGHTMAN’S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM 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. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System


  • Author : Edith Greene
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781285500218


Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System Book Description :

WRIGHTMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM 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. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System

Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System


  • Author : Edith Greene
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781133956563


Wrightsman s Psychology and the Legal System Book Description :

WRIGHTMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM 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. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version....

Psychology and the Legal System

Psychology and the Legal System


  • Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
  • Publisher : Thomson Brooks/Cole
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105043520720


Psychology and the Legal System Book Description :

Introducing psychology and the law, this book focuses on the dynamic tensions in the field, challenging students to think beyond concrete facts to the ethical, moral, legal and psychological grey areas' of law as it affect their everday lives....

Psychology   the Legal System

Psychology the Legal System


  • Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Genre: Forensic psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105062257394


Psychology the Legal System Book Description :

This engrossing text examines the legal system through the use of psychological concepts, methods, and research results. It seeks to clarify the basic dilemmas that persist in the legal system and looks at the ethical, moral, legal, and psychological "gray areas" of the law including coverage of such topics as: competence to stand trial, pretrial publicity and resulting changes in venue, criminal profiling, civil case law and civil procedures, the rights of children, capital punishment, the psychology of criminal trials, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, and analysis of eyewitness identification and lineup procedures. This edition balances discussion of the legal system with psychological theory, concepts, and research....

Psychology and the Legal System

Psychology and the Legal System


  • Author : Lawrence S. Wrightsman
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2002
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015056898631


Psychology and the Legal System Book Description :

This engrossing text examines the legal system through the use of psychological concepts, methods, and research results. It seeks to clarify the basic dilemmas that persist in the legal system and looks at the ethical, moral, legal, and psychological "gray areas" of the law, including coverage of such topics as: competence to stand trial, pretrial publicity and resulting changes in venue, criminal profiling, civil case law and civil procedures, the rights of children, capital punishment, the psychology of criminal trials, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, and analysis of eyewitness identification and line-up procedures. This thoroughly updated edition balances discussion of the legal system with psychological theory, concepts, and rese...

Forensic Psychology

Forensic Psychology


  • Author : Solomon Fulero
  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Release Date : 2008-04-18
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781111804954


Forensic Psychology Book Description :

Written by two of the leading authorities in the field, FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY, Third Edition introduces students to the practice of forensic psychology by showing how psychologists aid the legal system by serving as expert witnesses, criminal profilers, and trial consultants for jury selection and child custody hearings. Wrightsman and Fulero present the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists, and address both the opportunities and temptations inherent in those roles. Through this lens, the authors explore the ethical issues facing practicing forensic psychologists, such as promising clients too much, the possibility of becoming advocates rather than objective scientists, and the pitfalls associated with substituting one’s values for da...