The Verdict of the Court
Passing Judgment in Law and Psychology
By (author) Jenny McEwan
Normal Price: $108.00
Your Price: $97.20 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $10.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.86 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Verdict of the Court by Jenny McEwan
Book DescriptionCourts are constantly required to know how people think. They may have to decide what a specific person was thinking on a past occasion; how others would have reacted to a particular situation; or whether a witness is telling the truth. Be they judges,jurors or magistrates, the law demands they penetrate human consciousness. This book questions whether the 'arm-chair psychology' operated by fact-finders, and indeed the law itself, in its treatment of the fact-finders, bears any resemblance to the knowledge derived from psychological research. Comparing psychological theory with court verdicts in both civil and criminal contexts, it assesses where the separation between law and science is most acute, and most dangerous.
Buy Verdict of the Court book by Jenny McEwan from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9781901362534
(234mm x 156mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Hart Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jenny McEwan
Evidence and the Adversarial Process, Paperback (September 1998)» View all books by Jenny McEwan
This book aims to provide a self-contained but critical account of the manner in which cases are tried in England and Wales.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Verdict of the Court book by Jenny McEwan and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Jenny McEwan
Jenny McEwan is Professor of Law at the University of Exeter.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.