Other Books and Journals

You may also be interested in the following journals & books, not associated with AP-LS, that also publish about issues relevant to psychology and law.

Journals & Law Reviews


The websites linked below describe other Book Series relevant to psychology and law:

The many books on psychology and law include the following:

Arrigo, B. A. (2002). Punishing the mentally ill: A critical analysis of law and psychiatry. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press

Arrigo, B. A. (2004). Psychological Jurisprudence: Critical Explorations in Law, Crime and Society. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press

Bottoms, B. L., Kovera, M. B., & McAuliff, B. D. (Eds.) (2002). Children, Social Science,and the Law. New York, N.Y.: Cambridge University Press

Campbell, T. (2007). Assessing Sex Offenders: Problems and Pitfalls (2nd Ed.)

Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher

Costanzo, M. (2004). Psychology Applied to Law. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth

Greene, E., & Bornstein, B. H. (2002). Determining Damages: The Psychology of Jury Awards. Washington, D.C.: APA Books.

Lawless, R. M., Robbennolt, J. K., & Ulen, T. S. (2009). Empirical Methods in Law. NY: Aspen Publishers

Memon, A., Vrij, A., & Bull, R. (2003). Psychology & Law: Truthfulness, Accuracy and Credibility (2nd Ed.). Hoboken,N.J: John Wiley & Sons.

Rosenfeld, B. (2004). Assisted Suicide and the Right to Die: The Interface of Social Science, Public Policy, and Medical Ethics. Washington, D.C.: APA Books.

Walker, N. E., Brooks, C. M., & Wrightsman, L. S. (2001). Children's Rights in the United States: In Search of a National Policy. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications

Weiner, I. B., & Hess, A. K. (Eds). (2005). The Handbook of Forensic Psychology (3rd Ed.) Hoboken, N.J.: John Wiley & Sons Inc.

Williams, C. R., & Arrigo, B. A. (2001). Law, psychology and justice: Chaos theory and the new (dis)order. Albany, N.Y.: SUNY Press

Zapf, P. A., & Roesch, R. (2008). Best practices in forensic mental health assessments: Evaluation of competence to stand trial. NY: Oxford University Press.

Books Published or in Press

AP-LS members receive a 25 percent on all books in the series. Information about ordering the following books can be found on the Oxford University Press USA website.

Arrigo, B. A., Bersot, H. Y., & Sellers, B. G. (2011).  The ethics of total confinement: A critique of madness, citizenship, and social justice

Bornstein, B., & Miller, M. (2009). God in the courtroom: Religion’s role at trial.

Cutler, B. L. (Ed.). (2009). Expert testimony on the psychology of eyewitness identification.

Dvoskin, J. A., Skeem, J. L, Novaco, R. W., & Douglas, K. S. (Eds.) (2011). Using social science to reduce violent offending

Haney, C. (2005). Death by design: Capital punishment as a social psychological system.

Klein, D., & Mitchell, G. (Eds.). (2010). The psychology of judicial decision making.

Koch, W. J., Douglas, K. S., Nicholls, T. L., & O’Neill, M. (2005). Psychological injuries: Forensic assessment, treatment and law.

Levesque, R.J.R. (2007). Adolescents, media and the law: What developmental science reveals and free speech requires.

Perlin, M. L. (2011). International human rights and mental disability law: When the silenced are heard

Posey, A. J., & Wrightsman, L. S. (2005). Trial consulting.

Slobogin, C. & Fondacaro, M. R. (2011). Juveniles at risk: A plea for preventive justice

Slobogin, C. (2006). Proving the unprovable: The role of law, science, and speculation in adjudicating culpability and dangerousness.

Stefan, S. (2006). Emergency department treatment of the psychiatric patient: Policy issues and legal requirements.

Wrightsman, L. S. (2008). Oral arguments before the Supreme Court: An empirical approach.

Wrightsman, L. S., & Pitman, M. L. (2010). The Miranda ruling: Its past, present and future.

Wrightsman, L.S. (2006). The psychology of the Supreme Court.

Prior Book Series

The Oxford University Press series replaces a prior series, Perspectives in Law and Psychology, which was published by Plenum Press (later Kluwer Academic/Plenum Press). The following books were published in that series:

Brodsky, S. L., & Smitherman, H. O. (1983). Handbook of scales for research in crime and delinquency.

Condie, L. O. (2003). Parenting evaluations for the court: Care and protection matters.

Finkel, N. J. (1988). Insanity on trial.

Greenberg, M. S., & Ruback, R. B. (1992). After the crime: Victim decision making.

Grisso, T. (1981). Juveniles' waiver of rights: Legal and psychological competence.

Grisso, T. (1986). Evaluating competencies: Forensic assessments and instruments.

Grisso, T. (2003). Evaluating Competencies: Forensic Assessments and Instruments (second edition).

Heilbrun, K. (2001). Principals of Forensic Mental Health Assessment.

Lassiter, G. D. (Ed.). (2004). Interrogations, confessions, and entrapment.

Levesque, R. (2002). Dangerous adolescents, model adolescents: Shaping the role and promise of education.

Monahan, J., & Steadman, H. J. (1983). Mentally disordered offenders: Perspectives from law and social science.

Moretti, M. M., Odgers, C. L., & Jackson, M. A. (Eds.). (2004). Girls and aggression: Contributing factors and intervention principles. New York: Kluwer.

Ogloff, J.R.P. (2002). Taking Psychology and Law into the Twenty-First Century.

Poythress, N. G., Bonnie, R. J., Monahan, J., Otto, R. K., & Hoge, S. K. (2002). Adjudicative Competence: The MacArthur Studies.

Roesch, R., Hart, S. D., & Ogloff, J. R. P. (Eds.). (1999). Psychology and law: The state of the discipline.

Sales, B. D. (1977). The criminal justice system.

Sales, B. D. (1981). The trial process.

 van Koppen, P. J., & Penrod, S. D. (Eds.) (2003). Adversarial versus Inquisitorial Justice: Psychological Perspectives on Criminal Justice Systemaking.

Wexler, D. B. (1981). Mental health law: Major issues.

Wrightsman, L. (1999). Judicial decision making: Is psychology relevant?