Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Trials of a Forensic Psychologist by Charles Patrick Ewing

A 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.

Buy Trials of a Forensic Psychologist by Charles Patrick Ewing from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780470170724
ISBN-10: 0470170727
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 156mm x 20mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Trials of a Forensic Psychologist by Charles Patrick Ewing

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Trials of a Forensic Psychologist book by Charles Patrick Ewing and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


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.

Books By Charles Patrick Ewing

Justice Perverted by Charles Patrick Ewing
Hardback, March 2011
$59.36
Insanity by Charles Patrick Ewing
Hardback, March 2008
$51.26
Minds on Trial by Charles Patrick Ewing
Hardback, March 2005
$47.66