Law and Crime

Aggression in men is not linked to the shape of their face.
Imagine you are on a jury: would you trust the testimony of a drunk eyewitness?
Researchers have developed a new test aimed at catching out individuals who are able to cheat lie detectors.
New laws have been introduced to tackle stalking in England and Wales.
This workshop aims to provide the participants with the knowledge needed to become a reliable and sought after expert witness in the civil courts. Unfortunately this event is cancelled
This workshop aims to develop knowledge and practice in the area of self-harm and suicidal behaviour in forensic settings.
Examining Models of Assessing Victims in Order to Treat Them Effectively
Today sees the publication of a major new report by a Chartered Psychologist on the impact that acquired brain injuries can have on young people in childhood and in their transition to adulthood. It also outlines the criminal justice consequences if these injuries go untreated.
Examining Models of Assessing Victims in Order to Treat Them Effectively
This workshop provides  participants with the knowledge needed to use and provide expert testimony that incorporates the use of psychometric assessments.
This workshop focuses on the importance of expert witness testimony. Presenting evidence in court is the culmination of the work carried out in your role as an expert witness.
Unfortunately this event is cancelled. This workshop aims to provide the participants with the knowledge needed to become a reliable and sought after expert witness in the family courts.
Unfortunately this event is cancelled. This workshop aims to provide the participants with the knowledge needed to become a reliable and sought after expert witness in the civil courts.
Women who kill their abusive partners are more likely to be perceived as guilty if they are deemed attractive.
Unfortunately this event is cancelled. This workshop aims to provide the participants with the knowledge needed to become a reliable and sought after expert witness in the criminal courts.
Unfortunately this event has been cancelled. This workshop aims to provide the participants with the knowledge needed to become a reliable and sought after expert witness in the criminal courts.
The 22nd Division of Forensic Psychology Annual Conference will be held in 2013 at Queens University Belfast.  We are very excited to hold this event for the first time in Northern Ireland and it will be our pleasure to welcome you to this wo
Coventry University has held a conference to celebrate 10 years of forensic psychology research and learning.
A private member’s bill that would repeal laws preventing people with mental health problems from serving as MPs, school governors, jurors or company directors received its second reading in the Commons today (14 September).
Although highly effective, the Cognitive Interview can be an impractical way of obtaining information from eye-witnesses and it often goes unused.
Some police officers are far better than others at recognising people glimpsed in CCTV footage, research presented at a Society Conference today will show.
Society Fellow Roderick Orner was in Norway last summer at the time of Breivik's crimes and spoke to us then about their impact on Norwegian society. We asked him for his views in the light of last week's verdict.
A multidisciplinary team has surveyed nearly 200 state trial court judges in the US, showing that their decision making is swayed by a neurobiological explanation for psychopathy.
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