Wrightsman's Psychology and the Legal System

9th Edition

Greene, Edith; Heilbrun, Kirk
eISBN-13: 9781337672412

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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 insightful overview of psychology's contributions to the legal system.
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ISBNs 9781337570879, 9781337672412
Language English
Number of Pages 483
Edition 9th