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About this title Written by the foremost authority in the field, this practical book introduces students to the practice of forensic psychology. Wrightsman clearly presents the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists and addresses both the opportunities and temptations inherent in the role. Wrightsman provides students with an accurate and candid picture of the field, while at the same time, demonstrating the variety and depth of opportunities available. About the Author: Lawrence S. Wrightsman Ph.

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About this title Written by the foremost authority in the field, this practical book introduces students to the practice of forensic psychology. Wrightsman clearly presents the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists and addresses both the opportunities and temptations inherent in the role. Wrightsman provides students with an accurate and candid picture of the field, while at the same time, demonstrating the variety and depth of opportunities available. About the Author: Lawrence S.

Wrightsman Ph. Wrightsman authored or edited ten other books relevant to the legal system, including Psychology and the Legal System 4th edition, coauthored with Michael T. Nietzel and William H. He was invited to contribute the entry on the law and psychology for the recently published Encyclopedia of Psychology, sponsored by the American Psychological Association and published by Oxford University Press.

His research topics included jury selection procedures, reactions to police interrogations, and the impact of judicial instructions. He also served as a trial consultant and testified as an expert witness. This award has been made on only six occasions in the year history of the organization; the preceding awardee was U. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun. Review: "Easy to read, uses a lot of contemporary cases and I am certain it will keep the interest of students Covers the various types of work which forensic psychologists engage in.

Rich with relevant research. Wrightsman should be applauded for bringing so much information to bear in a highly readable as well as highly informative text. Clearly written and includes numerous lively cases, anecdotes, and personal profiles.

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Nietzel and William H. Open Preview See a Problem? Write a customer review. Supreme Court validity verdicts victims violence women Wrightsman York. His research topics included jury selection procedures, reactions to police interrogations, and the impact of judicial instructions. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Wrightsman authored or edited ten other books relevant to the legal system, including Psychology and the Legal System 4th edition, coauthored with Michael T.

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Wrightsman and Fulero present the roles and responsibilities of forensic psychologists, and address both the opportunities and temptations inherent in those roles. The authors provide an accurate and candid picture of the field, and the range of careers in forensic psychology. Beck on Mar 14, I am an attorney for a psychiatric hospital and purchased this text, which was the primary required textbook in a graduate level Psychology and Law class that I took last Fall. The book served its purpose as a very general, basic introduction to the field, but if you are looking for a reference text, as I had hoped this would be, this book will likely fail to meet your needs.

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