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Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System

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ISBN-10: 1133956564

ISBN-13: 9781133956563

Edition: 8th 2014

Authors: Edith Greene, Kirk Heilbrun

List price: $239.95
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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.
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Book details

List price: $239.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 1/1/2013
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 496
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.728

Kirk Heilbrun is currently a professor in the Department of Psychology, Drexel University. His current research focuses on juvenile and adult offenders, legal decision-making, and the evaluation and interventions associated with such decision-making. He is the Co-Director of the Pennsylvania Mental Health and Justice Center of Excellence, having previously served as president of both the American Psychology-Law Psychology/APA Division 41, and the American Board of Forensic Psychology. He received the 2004 Distinguished Contributions to Forensic Psychology award and the 2008 Beth Clark Distinguished Service Contribution Award from the American Academy of Forensic Psychology.