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What is Psychology and Law? Division 41: American Psychology- Law Society
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History of Psychology and Law Hugo Munsterberg’s (1908) On the Witness Stand Early court cases Brown v. Board of Education (1954) Jenkins v. United States (1962) Establishment of specialized professional journals Law and Human Behavior, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, and Psychology, Public Policy and the Law Creation of professional organizations American Psychology-Law Society, International Association for Correctional and Forensic Psychology, American Board of Forensic Psychologists
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What is Psychology and Law? Anything within the intersection of the law and psychology Clinical aspects of psychology and law e.g., violence risk assessment, competency, insanity, public policy Experimental aspects of psychology and law Subspecialties of developmental, social, cognitive, community psychology and neuropsychology e.g., jury decision making, eyewitness testimony, and the impact of expert testimony
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course PSY270 d54633 taught by Professor Hall during the Spring '05 term at University of Phoenix.

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