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Author Saks, Michael J., author.

Title The psychological foundations of evidence law / Michael J. Saks and Barbara A. Spellman.

Publication Info. New York ; London : New York University Press, [2016]

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Description 1 online resource
Series Psychology and the law
Psychology and the law (New York, N.Y.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: the crossroads of psychology and evidence law -- Minding the jury -- Judges versus juries: trying the facts -- Balancing acts -- Instructions to disregard and to limit use -- Judging the witness -- Witness the witness -- Character evidence: propensity and impeachment -- Other types of evidence -- Hearsay and exceptions -- Scientific and other expert evidence -- Conclusion: the lessons of psychology for evidence law -- Appendix A: Table of concepts -- Appendix B: Federal Rules of Evidence (abridged) -- Notes.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Evidence (Law) -- United States -- Psychological aspects.
Forensic psychology -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Spellman, Barbara A., author.
Other Form: Print version: Saks, Michael J. Psychological foundations of evidence law 9781479880041 (DLC) 2015029140 (OCoLC)916528958
ISBN 9780814768785 (electronic bk.)
0814768784 (electronic bk.)