Chapter 6. Fact Finding and Evidence

  1. David Carson,
  2. Rebecca Milne,
  3. Francis Pakes,
  4. Karen Shalev and
  5. Andrea Shawyer
  1. Jenny McEwan

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch6

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

How to Cite

McEwan, J. (2007) Fact Finding and Evidence, in Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice (eds D. Carson, R. Milne, F. Pakes, K. Shalev and A. Shawyer), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth, UK

Author Information

  1. Exeter University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470015155

Online ISBN: 9780470713068

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Keywords:

  • magistrates;
  • criminal record;
  • hearsay evidence;
  • armchair psychology;
  • identification evidence

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Judicial Instructions

  • The End of the Trial: Timing of Instructions and Recalling Evidence

  • The Jury in the Dark: Constructing Stories

  • Drawing Inferences

  • Fact and Opinion

  • References