Forensic and Legal Psychology (Canadian Edition)
Canadian Edition   ©2015

Forensic and Legal Psychology (Canadian Edition)

Mark Costanzo (Claremont McKenna College) , Daniel Krauss (Claremont McKenna College) , Regina Schuller (York University) , Kaitlyn McLachlan (University of Alberta)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-4901-1; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-4901-6; Format: Cloth Text

Ideal Adaptation Team
Regina Schuller is a professor of psychology at York University and also holds a cross-appointment with the graduate program in Sociolegal Studies at York. She has published extensively in the area of jury decision making and is co-editor the first Canadian text for Psychology and Law courses.

Kaitlyn McLachlan is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta, and a research fellow of NeuroDevNet. She has published in the area of clinical forensic psychology and does research with vulnerable populations in the criminal justice system. Dr. McLachlan co-edited (with Ronald Roesch) an international collection of seminal publications in forensic clinical psychology.

Canadian-Specific Content
Numerous references
to Canadian court cases, the Criminal Code of Canada, and The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Coverage of Canadian legal and investigative techniques such as Mr. Big Sting (a controversial undercover program) and Canadian guidelines for evaluating eyewitness evidence.

Examination of Canada's Not Criminally Responsible plea option for defendants.

Canadian-Specific Pedagogy, including Canadian examples in the Hot Topics and Legal Updates features.

Canadian-Specific Supplements, including a FREE Book Companion Site and Computerized Test Bank.