publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2013

Psychology and criminal justice.

Joanna Adler;
Restricted
  • Published: 25 Jul 2013
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Country: Mauritius
Abstract
This chapter is designed to give the reader a flavour of a few areas in which psychology has been applied to criminal justice. It begins by providing some historical context and showing the development of some applications of psychology to criminal justice. The chapter is broadly split into 3 sections: Pre Trial; Trial; and Post Trial. In most of this chapter, the areas considered assess how psychology has had an influence on the law and how psychologists work within criminal justice settings. Additionally, in the sub-section on limitations to culpability and diversionary schemes, special attention is given to consideration of how the law has changed psychology ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Victimology, Criminology, Theory of criminal justice, Criminal justice, Retributive justice, Criminal justice ethics, Criminal psychology, Psychology
Related Organizations

ACPO (2006) Murder Investigation Manual. Wyboston: National Centre for Policing Excellence.

Adorno, T. W., Frenkel-Brunswik, E., Levinson, D. J., and Sanford, R. N. (1950) The Authoritarian Personality. New York: Harper and Row.

Alison, L.; Goodwill, A; Almond, L.; van den Heuvel, C. and Winter, J (2010a) Pragmatic solutions to offender profiling and behavioural investigative advice. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15, 115-132.

Alison, L.; Barrett, E. and Almond, L. (2010b) The interpretation and utilisation of offender profiles: a critical review of 'traditional' approaches to profiling. In J. R. Adler and J. M. Gray (eds) Forensic Psychology: Concepts, debates and practice. (2nd ed) Abingdon: Willan.

Hatcher, R. (2012) Risk Assessment and Offender Programmes. In G. M. Davies and A. R. Beech. (Eds) (2012). Forensic Psychology. Crime, justice, law, interventions. Chichester. BPS Blackwell.

Hemingway, P. and Brereton, N. (2009) What is a Systematic Review? NPR09 1111 http://www.medicine.ox.ac.uk/bandolier/painres/download/whatis/syst-review.pdf (Accessed 26th June, 2012.)

Howells, K; Krishnan, G; and Daffern, M. (2007) Challenges in the treatment of dangerous and severe personality disorder Advances in Psychiatric Treatment. 13:325-332; doi:10.1192/apt.bp.106.002857

HPC (Health Professions Council) (2010) Standards of proficiency. Practitioner Psychologists London: HPC. http://www.hpc-uk.org/assets/documents/10002963SOP_Practitioner_psychologists.pdf

Jackson, J.L., van Koppen, P.J., and Herbrink, J.C.M. (1993) Does the service meet the needs? An evaluation of consumer satisfaction with specific profile analysis and investigative advice offered by the Scientific Research Advisory Unit of the National Criminal Intelligence Division (CRI)-The Netherlands. Leiden: Netherlands Institute for the Study of Criminality and Law Enforcement

Konečni, V. J., and Ebbesen, E. B. (1986) Courtroom testimony by psychologists on eyewitness identification issues: Critical notes and reflections. Law and Human Behavior 10, (1/2) 117-126

Powered by OpenAIRE Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue