The only professional resource to focus exclusivelyon research methods in forensic psychology
With specific advice on topics of particular importance to forensic specialists, Research Methods in Forensic Psychology presents state-of-the-discipline summaries of the issues that relate to psychology and law research.
Edited by renowned experts in the field, this resource features contributions by leading scholars in forensic psychology and law, with discussion of relevant topics such as:
Jury decision making
Internet-based data collection
Legal research techniques for the social scientist
Competence to stand trial
False confessions and interrogations
Trial-related psycho-legal issues
Accuracy of eyewitnesses and children
Violence risk assessment
This comprehensive guide is designed for a wide range of scholars and legal professionals, presenting a succinct overview of the field of psychology and law as viewed by some of the world's foremost experts.