An exceptional book applying cognitive psychology to the realms of criminal investigations and trials, showing the weak spots and proposing meaningful fixes.
A comprehensive evaluation of the Federal Rules of Evidence through the prism of psychological research, assessing whether the Rules actually serve their intended purposes.
A history – from the vantage of both the laboratory and the courtroom – of the development of the forensic use of genetic [DNA] testing, written by one of the true scholars of science and law
The reissue of the classic essays by Hugo Munsterberg, who pioneered the application of psychology to the courtroom and in particular to questions of witness memory.
An essential guide to the preparation and presentation of, and challenge to, expert witness testimony.
An alternative view of the murder prosecution of Steven Avery, the subject of the series MAKING OF A MURDERER, this book is written by the prosecutor who supported Avery’s exoneration in his earlier rape conviction and then followed Avery through the arrest and prosecution for murder. THE INNOCENT KILLER vividly depicts the investigation and trial
Garrett offers a comprehensive post-mortem of the first 200+ DNA exonerations and extrapolates from that study both a diagnosis of what went wrong and prescriptives for reducing the risk of wrongful convictions.
This book gives nuts and bolts examples of successful principles of argumentation.