publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2013

Psychology and criminal justice.

Joanna Adler;
  • Published: 25 Jul 2013
  • Publisher: American Psychological Association
  • Country: Mauritius
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 ...
free text keywords: Victimology, Criminology, Theory of criminal justice, Criminal justice, Retributive justice, Criminal justice ethics, Criminal psychology, Psychology
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