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Approximately 400 pages
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Witnesses and the Law
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Witnesses and the Law is written by a lawyer and a group of psychologists who specialize in witnesses in the judicial process. The book covers topics such as the fallibility of memory, post-traumatic stress disorder, repressed memory, body language, mug shots, police line-ups, generation y, children as eye-witnesses and police interview techniques.
About the Author
Ian Fraser is a professor of psychology from St. Thomas University. His specialties include anxiety, perception and eye-witness testimony.
Louise Diane Bond-Fraser has a master's degree in English literature and language from the University of Aberdeen. She has edited a number of relevant articles including "Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Memory of Witnesses and the Justice System" and "A Car Accident and the Power of Suggestion with Witnesses".
Michael Houlihan is an experimental psychologist from St.Thomas University. His research focuses on a variety of topics including the detection of deception and the impact of psychology in the legal profession.
Kimberley Fenwick is also a professor of psychology from the University of St. Thomas University. She has co-authored a number of articles concerning the fallibility of eyewitness testimony and written research papers on a variety of topics including Generation Y and the Justice System".
David Korotkov is another professor of psychology from St. Thomas University. His interests include learning, behaviour modification social and personality psychology.
Barry R. Morrison is a lawyer from New Brunswick. He was called to the bar in 1975 and brings a lifetime of experience in litigation to the project. He has written numerous articles on witness credibility and emotionality in witnesses published in the Advocates' Quarterly and other respected periodicals.