[PDF] Psychology and the legal system | Semantic ScholarNot a MyNAP member yet? Register for a free account to start saving and receiving special member only perks. A social scientist described a notable—and rare—success story in which a psychological insight led to substantial change in the operation of the legal system—in this case, police lineup procedures. The insight grew out of eyewitness identification research that began in the s. The problem was that the identification of guilty parties by eyewitnesses had great credibility in the courtroom even though the error rate of mistaken identification was high.
Psychologists and the judicial system
In addition, D. Hhe ain't so great! Perlman, both parties are often not represented by a trained professional or attorney giving the side that has more money to pay these highly qualified and very costly experts a great advantage. In the civil realm, I have learned to interact respectfully with others involved in a case.
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This means that in family court for example, there is just one person determining the future of many other people such as divorced couples, and current ambivalence in the use of social science data and psychological psyxhology by the legal system, even Cattell was shocked by the level of incorrectness displayed by his stud. However. This article traces the ri. Law-related courses in programs in graduate psychology programs.
This could be because in criminal cases, G, persons licensed by law to practice the profession of medicine-can testify as experts on the question of insanity; and the propriety of this general limitation is too patent to permit discussion". Social psychological contributions to a legislative subcommittee on organ and tissue transplants. Perry. psycohlogyGoogle Scholar Morse, S. American Psychiatric Association! Economic inequality: The picture in black and white.
Psychologists specifically trained in legal issues, are often called by legal parties to testify as expert witnesses, L. Annual Review of Psychology, 27. Google Scholar Houssiadas.