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By Brian H. Bornstein, Monica K. Miller

ISBN-10: 3319430831

ISBN-13: 9783319430836

As with its esteemed predecessor, this well timed quantity deals methods of making use of mental wisdom to deal with urgent matters in felony tactics and very likely to lessen legal offending. In such parts as interrogations, specialist testimony, proof admissibility, and the “death qualification” method in capital trials, participants provide medical bases for developments in suspect, witness, and juror habit and establish these practices susceptible to impinge on simply results. options span a variety of study, perform, and coverage components, from larger techniques to evaluate to cutting edge concepts for decreasing recidivism. The interdisciplinary views of those chapters shed salient mild on either the achieve of the problems and percentages for intervening to enhance the functioning of the justice system.

Among the themes coated:

· The validity of pleading guilty.

· The influence of feelings on juror judgments and choice making.

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

· an artificial 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 method to spur examine and dialogue, and to motivate extra 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 legal professionals, trial specialists, and scientific psychologists.

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Frierson, R. , Pinals, D. , Scott, C. , Sieg, K. , Wall, B. , & Zonana, H. V. (2007). AAPL practice guideline for the forensic psychiatric evaluation of competence to stand trial. ) S3–S72. The Validity of Pleading Guilty 25 Nagel, S. , & Neef, M. G. (1979). Decision theory and the legal process. Lexington, MA: Lexington. , & Redlich, A. D. (2014). Seeking justice, compromising truth? Criminal admissions and the Prisoner’s Dilemma. Albany Law Review. North Carolina v. S. 25. (1970). Padilla v.

V. Alabama 1994). , Foster v. Chatman 2016) and use death qualification criteria to remove jurors based on race or gender. Potential jurors in death penalty trials can be removed through death qualification if the judge determines that they are unable to be impartial (Devine 2012). Typically, death qualification excludes individuals who are either extremely opposed to or extremely in favor of the death penalty, particularly after Morgan v. Illinois (1992). For example, during death qualification, attorneys and judges might ask potential jurors if they are able to give the death penalty at all.

2008). Punishing the innocent. University of Pennsylvania Law Review, 156, 1117– 1179. edu/lrev/ Boykin v. S. 238. (1969). Brady v. S. 83. (1963). Bureau of Justice Statistics. (2010). Felony defendants in large urban counties, 2006. S. Department of Justice. usdoj. , & Redlich, A. (2012). Is plea bargaining in the “shadow of the trial” a mirage? Journal of Quantitative Criminology, 28(3), 437–454. , & Norris, R. J. (2014). ” Criminology, 52, 723–754. 12054 Cialdini, R. B. (2001). Influence: Science and practice.

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