The roots of modern psychology and law : a narrative history

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  • Creator edited by Thomas Grisso and Stanley L Brodsky
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2018] ©2018
  • Physical Details
    • xvii, 233 pages ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780190688707, 019068870X
  • OCLC on1029210406


  • "The Roots of Modern Psychology and Law: A Narrative History reveals how the field of psychology and law developed during the first decade following the founding of the American Psychology-Law Society"--


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Text in English.


  • The evolution of psychology and law / Thomas Grisso -- Eyewitness testimony : an eyewitness report / Elizabeth F. Loftus -- Applying social psychology to law and the legal process / Michael J. Saks -- Jury research / Shari Seidman Diamond -- Mental health law and the seeds of therapeutic jurisprudence / David B. Wexler -- Mental disability, criminal responsibility and civil commitment / Stephen J. Morse -- Framing, institutionalizing, and nurturing research in psychology and law / Bruce D. Sales -- Forensic mental health services and competence to stand trial / Ronald Roesch -- Predictions of violence / John Monahan -- Developmental psycholegal capacities / Thomas Grisso -- Correctional psychology / Stanley L. Brodsky -- The founding and early years of the American Board of Forensic Psychology / Florence W. Kaslow -- Community psychology, public policy, and children / N. Dickon Reppucci -- Editors' epilogue / Thomas Grisso and Stanley L. Brodsky