Law and Psychology: Current Legal Issues Volume 9

Hardcover | December 9, 2006

EditorBelinda Brooks-Gordon, Michael Freeman

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Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought. Each colloqiumexamines how the external discipline is conceived in legal thought and argument, how the law is pictured in that discipline, and analyses points of controversy in the use, and abuse, of extra-legal arguments within legal theory and practice.Law and Psychology, the latest volume in the Current Legal Issues series, contains a broad range of essays by scholars interested in the interactions between law and psychology. The volume includes studies of jury trials in terrorism cases, psychological evidence in family law cases, child witnesstestimony and the role of psychology in punishment theory.

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Current Legal Issues, like its sister volume Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year, leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought. Each colloqiumexamines how the external discipline is conceived i...

Belinda Brooks-Gordon is Lecturer in Psychology at Birkbeck College, London. Michael Freeman is Professor of English Law at University College London, he is the series editor for Current Legal Issues.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.38 inPublished:December 9, 2006Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199211396

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1. Belinda Brooks-Gordon and Michael Freeman: Law And Psychology: Issues for Today2. Jenny McEwan: Breaking Down the Barriers3. Bruce J. Winick: Therapeutic Jurisprudence: Enhancing the Relationship Between Law and Psychology4. Mandeep K. Dhami: Legal Decision Making: Psychological Reality Meets Legal Idealism5. Oliver R. Goodenough: Can Cognitive Neuroscience Make Psychology a Foundational Discipline for the Study of Law?6. Paul H. Robinson: How Psychology is Changing The Punishment Theory Debate7. Paul Dougan, Fernand Gobet and Michael King: Modelling Systematic Communication Differences Between Law and Science8. Jeffrey J. Rachlinski: Cognitive Errors, Individual Differences, and Paternalism9. Michael E. Lamb and Anneli S. Larsson: Developmentally Appropriate Interview Techniques10. Sarah Henderson and Linda Taylor: Nothing But The Truth: Achieving Best Evidence Through Interviewing in the Forensic Setting11. Aldert Vrij and Samantha Mann: Lie Detection Assessments as Evidence in Criminal Courts12. Andrew Roberts: Towards a Broader Perspective on the Problem of Mistaken Identification: Police Decision-Making And Identification Procedures.13. Helen L. Westcott: Child Witness Testimony: What Do We Know And Where Are We Going?14. Nicholas Bala and Katherine Duvall Antonacopoulos: The Controversy over Psychological Evidence in Family Law Cases15. Elizabeth Gilchrist: Domestic Violence and Child Protection: Can Psychology Inform Legal Decisions?16. Cynthia Willis Esqueda and Melissa Tehee: Legal and Psychological Approaches to Understanding Domestic Violence for American Indian Women17. Lizzie Barmes: Worlds Colliding: Legal Regulation And Psychologists' Evidence about Workplace Bullying18. Peter Bartlett: Psychology, Law and Murders of Gay Men: Responding to Homosexual Advances19. Neil Vidmar: Trial By Jury Involving Persons Accused of Terrorism or Supporting Terrorism20. Judith Fordham: Muddying the Waters with Red Herrings: Jurors, Juries and Expert Evidence21. Julia Fionda, Robert Jago and Rachel Manning: Conflicts over Territory: Anti-Social Behaviour Legislation and Young People22. Michael King and Diane King: Psychology as Reconstituted by Education and Law; The Case of Children with Autism23. Ya'ir Ronen: The Construction of Memory Through Law and Law's Responsiveness to Children24. Robert Mason and Safaa Amer: A Dual Process that Disables the Persuasive Impact of Mass Media Appeals to Obey Tax Laws25. Susan Block-Lieb and Ted Janger: Consumer Bankruptcy Reform and the Heuristic Borrower26. Helen Self: Regulating Prostitution27. Stephen Frosh: Psychoanalysis and the Nazis