Chapter 7. A Psychology and Law of Fact finding?

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

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713068.ch7

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice

How to Cite

Carson, D. (2007) A Psychology and Law of Fact finding?, 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.ch7

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. University of Portsmouth

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:

  • psychology;
  • new evidence scholarship;
  • law;
  • academic training;
  • vulnerablewitnesses

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction: Law

  • Introduction: Psychology

  • Deduction, Induction, Abduction

  • Best Description: Best Explanation

  • Arguing About Arguments

  • To Be or Ought to Be?

  • Conclusion

  • References