Adversarial versus Inquisitorial Justice: Psychological Perspectives on Criminal Justice Systems

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Peter van Koppen, Steven D. Penrod
Springer US, Jan 31, 2003 - Psychology - 437 pages
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This is the first volume that directly compares the practices of adversarial and inquisitorial systems of law from a psychological perspective. It aims at understanding why American and European continental systems differ so much, while both systems entertain much support in their communities. The book is written for advanced audiences in psychology and law.

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Penrod is Professor of Psychology and Professor of Law, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He earned his J.D. from Harvard Law School and his Ph.D. in Psychology from Harvard University.

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