American Psychology-Law Society Book Award
The Book Award is given separately for authored and edited books on an annual, rotating basis. During the Annual meeting on odd numbered years, the award will be for authored scholarly books, even numbered years for edited books. The winner of the award will be presented with a plaque, and invited to give an award address, at the annual meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society.
Books are eligible for consideration if published within the two previous years based on the year of the conference.
Annual deadline: Nov. 1
Nomination letters should include:
- Title and publisher of the book.
- Month and year of publication.
- The names and addresses of all authors or editors.
Self nominations are encouraged.
Send nominations to: Chair of the Book Award Committee
Please send at least one (preferably two) physical copies of the nominated book to the Chair of the Book Award Committee.
Adam Benforado, Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice
Ronald Roesch and Patricia Zapf, Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook
Dan Simon, In Doubt: The Psychology of the Criminal Justice Process
G. Daniel Lassiter and Christian A. Meissner, Police Interrogations and False Confessions: Current Research, Practice, and Policy Recommendations
Roger J.R. Levesque, Adolescents, Media, and the Law
William Foote and Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Evaluating Sexual Harassment: Psychological, Social and Legal Considerations in Forensic Examinations
Barry Rosenfeld, Assisted Suicide and the Right to Die
Kirk Heilbrun, Principles of Forensic Mental Health Assessment (1st time award was made)