Upgrade to remove ads
Forensic Psych Chapter 1: Psychology & Law
Terms in this set (10)
A core legal principle cited by Llewellyn
Laws need to be re-examined on a continual basis to assure they serve the interests of society.
Precedents can be best described as
Past decisions dictating all future cases regardless of the "goodness of fit."
The basis of the adversarial system in law is that
Truth will emerge as a result of conflict between opposing sides.
Suborning perjury is when
Attorneys knowingly permit witnesses to lie under oath.
Trial consultants are used to:
Sam is a cognitive psychologist. What aspect of the legal process might he provide assistance to the court?
Clarify whether jurors understand the instructions for deliberation for a verdict.
Provide specialized knowledge
Offer an expert opinion
According to your text, the conduit - educator role of an expert witness
Focuses on presentation of a particular field of knowledge
Why might judges be reluctant to fully embrace psychological research?
They may view social science as an attempt to undermine their authority
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Legal Psych Final Review Guide
Forensic Psychology - MId term
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Legal Psychology chapter 1
Forensic and legal psychology
social psychology test one: Chapter 1 - Psychology…
Legal and forensic psychology vocabulary 1
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Ch 8 Competency
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
Cell Bio Week 9, Aero Respiration
CNA Class: Test 2: Chapter 7: Safety and Body Mech…
U.S. History Study set Test #2
Geography Atmospheric circulation topic Key terms