New PDF release: Advances in Psychology and Law: Volume 2

By Brian H. Bornstein, Monica K. Miller

ISBN-10: 3319430823

ISBN-13: 9783319430829

ISBN-10: 3319430831

ISBN-13: 9783319430836

As with its esteemed predecessor, this well timed quantity bargains methods of using mental wisdom to handle urgent issues in felony systems and in all probability to minimize felony offending. In such parts as interrogations, professional testimony, proof admissibility, and the “death qualification” method in capital trials, members supply clinical bases for developments in suspect, witness, and juror habit and determine these practices prone to impinge on simply results. options span quite a lot of examine, perform, and coverage components, from higher techniques to evaluation to cutting edge thoughts for decreasing recidivism. The interdisciplinary views of those chapters shed salient mild on either the succeed in of the problems and chances for intervening to enhance the functioning of the justice system.

Among the subjects coated:

· The validity of pleading guilty.

· The impression of feelings on juror judgments and selection making.

· The content material, goal, and results of professional testimony on interrogation practices and suspect confessions.

· a man-made viewpoint at the own-race bias in eyewitness identification.

· Risk-reducing interventions for justice-involved individuals.

· legal justice and mental views on deterring gangs.

As a way to spur study and dialogue, and to encourage additional collaboration among the fields, quantity 2 of Advances in Psychology and Law will curiosity and intrigue researchers and practitioners in law-psychology in addition to working towards lawyers, trial specialists, and scientific psychologists.

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2006). Felony defendants in large urban counties, 2002. S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics. Coleman, C. (2002). PBS Frontline: A crime of insanity. Interview with Prosecutor Cheryl Coleman. html Cook, K. M. (2007). Chasing justice: My story of freeing myself after two decades on death row for a crime I did not commit. New York: Harper Collins. Dervan, L. & Edkins, V. A. (2013). Pleading innocents: Laboratory evidence of plea bargaining’s innocence problem.

E. (1978). Social psychology and plea bargaining: Applications, methodology, and theory. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 36, 1521–1530. , & Schwartz, R. (2003). Juveniles’ competence to stand trial: A comparison of adolescents’ and adults’ capacities as trial defendants. Law and Human Behavior, 27, 333–364. , & Wistrich, A. (2001). Inside the judicial mind. Cornell Law Review, 86, 777. Haigler, K. , & Campbell, A. (1994). Literacy behind prison walls: Profiles of the prison population from the national adult literacy survey, (NCES 94102).

2003). Issues and considerations regarding the use of assessment instruments in the evaluation of competency to stand trial. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 21, 351–367. 535 Capital-izing Jurors: How Death Qualification Relates to Jury Composition, Jurors’ Perceptions, and Trial Outcomes Logan A. Yelderman, Monica K. Miller and Clayton D. Peoples During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, Colonial America imposed the death penalty for various capital crimes. These capital crimes were specific acts that deemed the defendant eligible for the death penalty, including murder, treason, and burglary, among others (Banner 2002).

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