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Seminar Guide - Law & Psychology

A guide to seminar-specific resources as well as general help writing a seminar paper.


The following books are available in the Law Library at the call numbers listed. This is just a small sampling of the library's resources on this topic. For more, go to the library catalog and search for the subjects "forensic psychology" or "criminal psychology".


Eugene Borgida, Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom, Blackwell, 2008

KF8922 .B49 2008


Jennifer Brown, The Cambridge Handbook of Forensic Psychology, Cambridge University Press, 2010

RESERVE RA1148 .C34 2010


Brian L. Cutler, Encyclopedia of Psychology and Law, SAGE Publications, 2008

RESERVE K346 .E53 2008


Mark Costanzo, Expert Psychological Testimony for the Courts, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2007

KF8922 .E96 2007


Elizabeth Loftus, Eyewitness Testimony: Civil and Criminal, LexisNexis, 2013 (5th ed.)

KF9672 .L63 2013


Irving B. Weiner, The Handbook of Forensic Psychology, J. Wiley, 2006 (3rd ed.)

RA1148 .H35 2006


Drew Ross, Looking Into the Eyes of a Killer: a Psychiatrist's Journey Through the Murderer's World, Plenum Trade, 1998

HV6080 .R68 1998


Barbara Kirwin, The Mad, the Bad, and the Innocent: the Criminal Mind on Trial, Little Brown, 1997

RA1148 .K57 1997


Charles Patrick Ewing, Minds on Trial: Great Cases in Law and Psychology, Oxford University Press, 2006

RESERVE KF8965 .A7 E95 2006


Corey J. Vitello, The Myth of a Psychiatric Crime Wave: Public Perception, Juror Research, and Mental Illness, Carolina Academic Press, 2006

KF9242 .V58 2006


Christopher Slobogin, Proving the Unprovable: the Role of Law, Science, and Speculation in Adjudicating Culpability and Dangerousness, Oxford University Press, 2007

KF9674 .S66 2007


Lawrence S. Wrightsman, Psychology and the Legal System, Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, 2002 (5th ed.)

KF8700 .W75 2002


D.A. Andrews, The Psychology of Criminal Conduct, Anderson Publishing Co., 1998

HV6080 .A54 1998


Richard Rhodes, Why They Kill: the Discoveries of a Maverick Criminologist, Knopf, 1999

HV6080 .R56 1999