American Psychology-Law Society Book Award

The American Psychology-Law Society Book Award is given to a scholarly book devoted to psychology and law issues to recognize outstanding scholarship in psychology and law.

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Sponsor: Division 41

Description

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.

Eligibility

Books are eligible for consideration if published within the two previous years based on the year of the conference.

How to Apply

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.

Past Recipients

2017

Adam Benforado, Unfair: The New Science of Criminal Injustice

2016

Ronald Roesch and Patricia Zapf, Forensic Assessments in Criminal and Civil Law: A Handbook

2015

Dan Simon, In Doubt: The Psychology of the Criminal Justice Process

2009-10

G. Daniel Lassiter and Christian A. Meissner, Police Interrogations and False Confessions: Current Research, Practice, and Policy Recommendations

2007-08

Roger J.R. Levesque, Adolescents, Media, and the Law

2005-06

William Foote and Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Evaluating Sexual Harassment: Psychological, Social and Legal Considerations in Forensic Examinations

2003-04

Barry Rosenfeld, Assisted Suicide and the Right to Die

2001-02

Kirk Heilbrun, Principles of Forensic Mental Health Assessment (1st time award was made)