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Legal and Criminological Psychology

Vol 22 (2 Issues in 2017)
Edited by: Paul Taylor
Print ISSN: 1355-3259 Online ISSN: 2044-8333
Published on behalf of British Psychological Society
Impact Factor: 1.822
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Legal and Criminological Psychology publishes original papers which advance professional and scientific knowledge in the field of legal and criminological psychology, defined broadly as the application of psychology to law or interdisciplinary enquiry in legal and psychological fields. The following areas are covered:

new legislation
• victimology
• policing and crime detection
• crime prevention
• management of offenders
• mental health and the law
• public attitudes to crime and the law
• role of the expert witness
• interviewing
• interrogation and eyewitness testimony
• court processes
• disputes and litigation
• legal development and policy
• civil law procedures
• legal decision making
• sentencing and penology
• ethical issues
• deception
• impact of law on behaviour
• child and family issues
• assessment and treatment of criminal behaviour
• professional training

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