Trials of a Forensic Psychologist
By (author) Charles Patrick Ewing
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Trials of a Forensic Psychologist by Charles Patrick Ewing
Book DescriptionA fascinating collection of ten high-profile cases illustrating the controversial, often contentious-yet essential-role of forensic psychology in the American justice system Written by psychologist and lawyer Charles Patrick Ewing, one of the country's leading experts on forensic psychology, Trials of a Forensic Psychologist: A Casebook is a scholarly, thought-provoking collection of cases from the author's three decades of professional experience. Bringing to life the psychological and legal details of each case as well as the personal stories involved, this volume insightfully covers those issues facing forensic psychologists, including: Ability to Waive Miranda Rights Coerced Confessions The Insanity Defense Malingering Battered Woman Syndrome Evaluating Allegations of Child Sexual Abuse The Implications of Extreme Emotional Disturbance Informative, compelling, and educational, each of the ten cases presented in Trials of a Forensic Psychologist: A Casebook offers a rare glimpse at the work of forensic psychologists, how forensic psychologists are examined in court, the ways in which their expertise is used by the legal system, and the contributions they make to the system's ultimate goal of doing justice.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780470170724
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 10-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Charles Patrick Ewing
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Preventing the Sexual Victimization of Children is the first book to critically evaluate national and international efforts to reduce child sexual abuse and ameliorate its effects.
Justice Perverted, Hardback (March 2011)
In Justice Perverted, Charles Patrick Ewing draws on research from across the social and behavioral sciences, and weighs the evidence for the spectrum of sex offense laws. A rational look at an intensely emotional subject, Justice Perverted is an essential book for anyone interested in the science behind public practice.
Minds on Trial, Hardback (April 2006)» View all books by Charles Patrick Ewing
Details 20 court cases that turned, at least in part, on the expertise of forensic psychologists and psychiatrists. This casebook also includes cases involved in psychological issues such as: insanity, criminal profiling, capital punishment, competence to stand trial, infanticide, domestic violence, false confessions and psychological autopsies.
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Author Biography - Charles Patrick Ewing
CHARLES PATRICK EWING, PHD, JD, is an experienced lawyer, forensic psychologist, and law professor at University at Buffalo Law School where he is a SUNY Distinguished Service Professor. He maintains an active forensic psychology consulting practice and is the author of several books including Fatal Families, Kids Who Kill, and Minds on Trial . He is the editor of Behavioral Sciences and the Law and the recipient of both the Distinguished Contributions to Forensic Psychology Award and the New York State Bar Association's award for outstanding contribution in the field of criminal law education.
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