Law and Crime

Event information It has been estimated that more than 80% of criminal cases are solved by a confession, and any conviction based on a confession alone is considered to be safe as the law, and juries, assume that a person would not confess
Working with interpreters may provide an opportunity to develop new skills and to enrich our understanding of diverse cultures, idioms of distress, diverse explanatory health beliefs and constructions of well-being and mental health.
This workshop covers essential aspects of diagnosis and assessment of psychological trauma.
Highly experienced expert witnesses will give practical advice on effective practice to reduce the anxiety of those wishing to consider this vital work.
Despite recent improvements to their training, a new study isuggests the police are as susceptible as the general public to holding false beliefs about psychology that apply to their work.
Consider broader influences on wellbeing and what this means for best-practice
Today’s proposal by the Law Commission to include psychologists in wider tests to assess defendants’ mental fitness when facing criminal charges has been welcomed by BPS President Professor Jamie Hacker Hughes.
The idea that children can't be held fully responsible for their crimes dates back thousands of years. Today, in many countries around the world, the principle is written into law as "The Age of Criminal Responsibility".
Event information This free event is aimed at solicitors, barristers, judges and politicians.  
While restorative justice is becoming an increasingly common practice, psychologically informed research into its effects is relatively rare.
Advance Decisions can be a crucial element of planning for ‘a good death’ – empowering individuals & enabling person-centred care. Timetable
Advance Decisions can be a crucial element of planning for ‘a good death’ – empowering individuals & enabling person-centred care. Timetable
This workshop will prepare participants to work with offenders who have intellectual disability (ID). The workshop will cover the definition, diagnosis and clinical presentation of people with intellectual disability in order to equip part
Learn how to choose, interpret and use psychometric assessments as an Expert Witness in court. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Learn how to choose, interpret and use psychometric assessments as an Expert Witness in court. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Learn how to present your Expert Witness Testimony to the courts and be prepared to face challenges made by the legal profession. Timetable
Learn how to present your Expert Witness Testimony to the courts and be prepared to face challenges made by the legal profession. Timetable
Learn how to choose, interpret and use psychometric assessments as an Expert Witness in court. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Learn how to present your Expert Witness Testimony to the courts and be prepared to face challenges made by the legal profession. Timetable
Learn how the Expert Witness Report is the foundation of Expert Witness work and how it should meet the court’s expectations. Timetable
Learn how the Expert Witness Report is the foundation of Expert Witness work and how it should meet the court’s expectations. Timetable
Learn how the Expert Witness Report is the foundation of Expert Witness work and how it should meet the court’s expectations. Timetable
Learn essential knowledge of becoming an expert witness to the court. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Learn essential knowledge of becoming an expert witness to the court. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
Learn essential knowledge of becoming an expert witness to the court. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
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