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Psychology and Law: Truthfulness, Accuracy and Credibility
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication date August 8, 2003
Binding Paperback
Edition 2
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780470850619
ISBN-10 0470850612
Dimensions 0.50 by 6.50 by 9.25 in.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $69.95
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Psychology and Law shows how psychological research and theory can be used in a legal context. Written with advanced undergraduate students in mind, it focuses upon the pre-trial or investigative phase of the legal process. Obtaining and assessing witness evidence is a key part of any criminal investigation. Topics include witness accuracy and credibility, covering issues such as assessment of witness credibility, interviewing suspects and witnesses, eyewitness testimony, false beliefs and memory, the role of experts and juries.

This second edition has been revised and updated to reflect the large amount of new research in the area, making it the essential guide for all courses with a legal component.

Comment on the first edition:

"This is an excellent appraisal of the psychology of evidence...it provides thorough, substantial and up-to-date accounts of modern developments." Denniss Howitt, Loughborough University, UK
* Written by well known and respected authors
* Suitable as an introductory, undergraduate text

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780470850602
 
2 edition from John Wiley & Sons Inc (August 8, 2003)
9780470850602 | details & prices | 6.75 × 10.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $228.95
About: Psychology and Law shows how psychological research and theory can be used in a legal context.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780077093167 Book cover for 9780470850619
 
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2 edition from John Wiley & Sons Inc (August 8, 2003)
9780470850619 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $69.95
About: Psychology and Law shows how psychological research and theory can be used in a legal context.
from McGraw-Hill College (April 1, 2000)
9780077093167 | details & prices | 7.00 × 9.75 × 5.00 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $76.70
About: This two-part textbook looks at witness credibility and accuracy as applied to offenders, witnesses and victims.

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