Psychology and Law: Research and Practice

Psychology and Law offers the definitive perspective on the practical application of psychological research to the law. Authors Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol emphasize the various roles psychologists and other mental health professionals can play throughout the text.  Insight is offered into the application of psychology in criminal and non-criminal matters. Topics such

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Psychology and Law offers the definitive perspective on the practical application of psychological research to the law. Authors Curt R. Bartol and Anne M. Bartol emphasize the various roles psychologists and other mental health professionals can play throughout the text.  Insight is offered into the application of psychology in criminal and non-criminal matters. Topics such as family law, insanity, police interrogation, jury selection and decision making, involuntary civil commitment, and various civil capacities are included. This comprehensive text examines complex material in detail and explains it in an easy-to-read way. The authors emphasize the major contributions psychological research has made to the law, and encourage critical analysis through examples of court cases, high-profile current events, and research.

“The writing is concise and student-friendly. . . . The text incorporates contemporary cases and information and maintains a good balance between the important issues in psychology and law.”
                                                                                                                                        ―Barbara Abbott, New England College

Comments

Skis11 says:

Five Stars Good resource.

Christina S. says:

Five Stars Well written and interesting even for a college book.

It's Me, Sven! says:

Authors’ first foray into Psychology and the Law, but just as great as their forensic psychology texts. Curt and Anne Bartol have written several key textbooks in the area of psychology and the law, but most have been focused on forensic psychology, a field that is largely clinical in nature and emphasizes criminal courts. Psychology and the Law–Research and Practice is their first venture into psychology and the law. If you are considering this textbook just in the context of learning and not as a student (or instructor), I discuss that toward the end of this review, but the tl; dr version…

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