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FPSY 8400 Advanced Issues in Forensic Psychology: Welcome & Course Readings

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FPSY 8400 Course Readings

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Brodsky, S. L., & Gutheil, T. G. (2016a). Boundaries between expert witness roles and trial consultation. In, The expert expert witness: More maxims and guidelines for testifying in court (2nd ed.), 18–21. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/14732-004

Brodsky, S. L., & Gutheil, T. G. (2016b). Ethics in expert testimony. In, The expert expert witness: More maxims and guidelines for testifying in court (2nd ed.) (pp. 44–48). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/14732-010

Brodsky, S. L., & Gutheil, T. G. (2016c). What we like to see in an expert witness—And what we don't. In, The expert expert witness: More maxims and guidelines for testifying in court (2nd ed.), 209–213. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/14732-051

Brooks, R. A. (2011). Muslim “homegrown” terrorism in the United States: How serious is the threat? International Security, 36(2), 7–47. doi:10.1162/ISEC_a_00055

Bulman, P, Garcia, M., & Hernon, J. (2012). Challenges of conducting research in prison. National Institute of Justice Journal, 269, 6–7. Retrieved from

Cleary, H. D. (2014). Police interviewing and interrogation of juvenile suspects: A descriptive examination of actual cases. Law and Human Behavior, 38(3), 271–282. doi:10.1037/lhb0000070

Cramer, R. J., Parrott, C. T., Gardner, B. O., Stroud, C. H., Boccaccini, M. T., & Griffin, M. P. (2014). An exploratory study of meta-factors of expert witness persuasion. Journal of Individual Differences, 35(1), 1–11. doi:10.1027/1614-0001/a000123

Daniels, J. P., & Knafo, A. L. (2011). Prospective juror questionnaires made easy. FDCC Quarterly, 61(2), 218–230. Retrieved from the EBSCO Host database. (Accession No. 60588526)

Dixon, L., & Gill, B. (2002). Changes in the standards for admitting expert evidence in federal cases since the Daubert decision. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 8(3), 251–308. doi:10.1037/1076-8971.8.3.251

Dmitrieva, J, Gibson, L., Steinberg, L., Piquero, A., & Fagan, J. (2014). Predictors and consequences of gang membership: Comparing gang members, gang leaders, and non-gang-affiliated adjudicated youth. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 24(2), 220–234. doi:10.1111/jora.12111

Finkelman, J. (2010). Litigation consulting: Expanding beyond jury selection to trial strategy and tactics. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and research, 62(1), 12–20. doi:10.1037/a0018648

Gemberling, T. M., & Cramer R. J. (2014). Expert testimony on sensitive myth-ridden topics: Ethics and recommendations for psychological professionals. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45(2), 120–127. doi:10.1037/a0036184

Gruppie, G. R., & Perez III, G. (2006). Ethical issues in the use of trial consultants. FDCC Quarterly, 56(2), 266–278. Retrieved from the EBSCO Host database. (Accession No. 20673893)

Hambrick, D. Z., Oswald, F. L., Altmann, E. M., Meinz, E. J., Gobet, F., & Campitelli, G. (2014). Deliberate practice: Is that all it takes to become an expert? Intelligence, 45, 34–45. doi:10.1016/j.intell.2013.04.001

Hegghammer, T. (2006). Terrorist recruitment and radicalization in Saudi Arabia. Middle East Policy, 13(4), 39–60. doi:10.1111/j.1475-4967.2006.00269.x

Hessick, C. B. (2014). The limits of child pornography. Indiana Law Journal, 89(4), 1437–1484. Retrieved from

Hilton, J. L., & Watts, C. (2011, January). Pornography addiction: A neuroscience perspective. Surgical Neurology International, 2(1), 87–90. doi:10.4103/2152-7806.76977.

Hinduja, S. & Patchin, J. (2013). Social influences on cyberbullying behaviors among middle and high school students. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 42(5), 711–722. doi:10.1007/s10964-012-9902-4

Hinduja, S., & Patchin, J. W. (2010). Bullying, cyberbullying, and suicide. Archives of Suicide Research, 14(3), 206–221. doi:10.1080/13811118.2010.494133

Kolodinsky, J. (2010). So you want to be an expert witness? Journal of Consumer Affairs, 44(3), 607–610. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6606.2010.01187_1.x

Koss, M., Wilgus, J., & Williamsen, K. (2014). Campus sexual misconduct: Restorative justice approaches to enhance compliance with Title IX guidance. Trauma Violence & Abuse, 15(3), 242–257. doi:10.1177/1524838014521500

Lambie, I., & Randell, I. (2013). The impact of incarceration on juvenile offenders. Clinical Psychology Review, 33(3), 448–459. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2013.01.007

Levett, L. M., & Kovera, M. B. (2008). The effectiveness of opposing expert witnesses for educating jurors about unreliable expert evidence. Law and Human Behavior, 32(4), 363–374. doi:10.1007/s10979-007-9113-9

Lieberman, J. D., & Sales, B. D. (2007). Overall effectiveness of scientific jury selection. In, Scientific Jury Selection, 143–165. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi:10.1037/11498-008

Miller, J. D., Maples-Keller, J. L., & Lynam, D. R. (2016). An examination of the three components of the Psychopathic Personality Inventory: Profile comparisons and tests of moderation. Psychological Assessment, 28(6), 692–701. doi:10.1037/pas0000221

Nance, A. R. (2015). Social media selection: How jury consultants can use social media to build a more favorable jury. Law & Psychology Review, 39, 267–286. Retrieved from the EBSCO Host database. (Accession No. 108771987)

Olson, B., Soldz, S., & Davis, M. (2008). The ethics of interrogation and the American Psychological Association: A critique of policy and process. Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine, 3, 3. doi:10.1186/1747-5341-3-3

Perri, F. S. (2011). Case study: The flawed interview of a psychotic killer: What went wrong? Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 8(3), 41–57. doi: 10.1002/jip.128

Rios, V. M., & Navarro, K. (2010). Insider gang knowledge: The case for non-police gang experts in the courtroom. Critical Criminology, 18(1), 21–39. doi:10.1007/s10612-009-9086-8

Seto, M. C., & Eke, A. W. (2015). Predicting recidivism among adult male child pornography offenders: Development of the child pornography offender risk tool (CPORT). Law and Human Behavior, 39(4), 416–429. doi:10.1037/lhb0000128

Smith, D. (2003). 10 ways practitioners can avoid frequent ethical pitfalls. Monitor on Psychology, 34(1), 50. doi:10.1037/e300062003-027

Ward, T., & Willis, G. (2010). Ethical issues in forensic and correctional research. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 15(6), 399–409. doi:10.1016/j.avb.2010.07.002

Winerman, L. (2014). Will you earn what you're worth? Gradpsych, 12(2), 42–45. doi:10.1037/e509822014-011

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