APPLIED TO LAW
MONDAYS 3:00 PM - 5:50
TEXTBOOK: Brewer, N. & Williams, K.D.
and law: An empirical perspective.
New York, NY: Guilford Press.
Note - The soft cover version of this
textbook has a copyright date of 2007. Either version (hard or soft
Clicking on this link will take you to a
copy of the course syllabus.
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the Lecture PowerPoints. Some of the presentations are PowerPoint files
with Audio (weeks 2 and 3) and the rest are QuickTime presentations
with audio and PowerPoint slides.
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This is a Blended Course, which meets four
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2/6/12, 3/19/12, & 4/23/12.
RELATED TO PSYCHLOGY & LAW
PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW WEB PAGES (MISC.)
is Psychology and Law?
Society of Criminology
Willshire's Forensic Psychology
& Psychiatry Links
American Academy of Forensic
Academy of Psychiatry and Law
Society for Trial Consultants
for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition (SARMAC)
Kassin's Website: You will find all kinds of information and
research articles on false confessions on this website.
Article by Saul Kassin 2009: False Confession White Paper
AND TESTIMONY OF CHILD WITNESSES
relating to the Frontline Video
that you viewed in class:
Daycare Cases: This link will bring you to a list of some of the
day care sexual abuse cases that took
place nationwide during the 1980s and early 90s. It includes the year
investigation started and the outcome of the trials.
of Florida vs. Harold Grant Snowden: This link provide a summary of
the Snowden case.
with Snowden, the Prosecutor, Snowden's defense attorney and others:
of a child witness by Dr. Braga: This is the full unedited
transcript of the interview Dr. Laurie Braga
conducted with Leslie, (not her real name), the prosecution's primary
witness in the Harold Grant Snowden case.
Federal Court of Appeals Decision in the Snowden Case : This link
will take you to actual Court Docket transcripts and written appeal.
Elizabeth Loftus UC
Irvine Faculty Page:
University of Washington Home page:
Decide Whether Abuse-Study Subject May Sue Professor Loftus
False Memory Syndrome Foundation
UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH EXPERIENCES IN PSYCHOLOGY AND
Wells Web Site
Evidence: A Guide for Law Enforcement
Research experiences for undergraduates at USF
Research Experiences for undergraduates at the
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Ruva Psychology & Law Lab Website
GRADUATE PROGRAMS AND CAREERS IN PSYCHOLOGY AND
PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW JOURNALS AND BOOKS
& PsyD Programs
to Graduate Programs in Forensic & Legal Psychology
Ph.D. & PsyD Programs
in Psychology and Law
Sciences and the Law
and Human Behavior
and Psychology Review
Public Policy, and Law
Crime & Law
THE COURTS & CRIMINAL JUSTICE LINKS
Criminal Justice Reference Service
Center for State Courts
Death Penalty Information
The Innocence Project
The Sentencing Project
to Legal Resources
Department of Justice
US Supreme Court
Florida Department of Law
Supreme Court Standard Jury Instructions: Criminal
Sexual Offenders and Predators Website
Federal Bureau of Investigations
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