EXAM II REVIEW
This Guide is just a general guide. You are responsible for all of the material in the
Lectures for the second half of the semester, the Text Quizzes for the second half,
and the Films from the second half.
Wrightsman: Chapters 2, 4, 9, 11,
SHORTHAND FOR DAUBERT
system of applied critical thought
Amiable skeptic about what you encounter.
THE REST OF YOUR LIFE
parents, jurors, judges, legislators,
attorneys, voters, and everything else.
C = Claim?
History Of The Forensic
Three Kinds Of Liars
Gentlemen of the jury, there are three
kinds of liars: the common liar, the damned
liar, and the scientific expert.
W.L. Foster, 1897-1898, Harvard Law
When Did It All Begin?
SYLLABUS: PSYCHOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE
DR. MARGARET A. HAGEN
Room 125, 64 Cummington Mall
OFFICE HOURS: WED 10:00-2:00
The goal of the course is to make all of you, as future psychologists and/or as jurors,
attorneys, judges, legisl
Psychological Rehabilitation and
Prediction of Reoffending
Can we fix them?
Can we be sure if we have succeeded?
Can clinicians do the job?
Dance Therapy For Wife Killers:
The proof of our success is in our high referral rates from
Science and Psychology
Most of the research that psychologists
present in court is based on their personal
experiences or on clinical research based on
Fundamental paradigm: Case Study
What is a case study?
Exam I Review Sheet
The review is meant to help you focus on parts of the lectures, however do not just study
the review sheets, remember to study the quizzes, book, and slides as well!
Wrightsman: Chapters 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13
Know all your quizzes o
Tools of the Trade
History and Corroboration
Difference: Psychiatrists vs. Psychologists
Psychologists give tests
Psychiatrists prescribe drugs
Changing. E.g. New Mexic
Torts, Injuries, and Claims of
A mother is driving with her six month old baby
sitting on the front seat next to her, loosely strapped in
by an adult seat belt. As she enters the intersection
with the light, a teenager runs the l
SCIENTIFIC JURY SELECTION
The Field That Isnt
Competency to Stand Trial
The Insanity Defense
The Unicorn Argument
Scientist: You must prove that it does exist and there is no
Believer: So what? The absence of proof is not the proof of
Believer: Besides, you must prove to me that i
Topic 7, Chp 2
1. American trial procedures is a(n) _ system of justice
2. How many federal courts of appeal are there?
3. The Supreme Court has the authority to review which of the follow