Twitter Updates for 2010-08-19

  • RT@DrPetra Entire APCO 'Project Acumen' report on UK sex trafficking here http://bit.ly/9WVYm2 (Warning link takes you directly to PDF) #
  • RT @TheJuryExpert Grime & Punishment: How Disgust Influences Moral, Social & Legal judgments (applied to courtroom) http://bit.ly/3iugDM #
  • New issue: Behavioral Sciences & Law 28(4). Special issue on families, divorce, custody and parenting http://is.gd/eoVc7 #
  • New research: Routine Online Activity & Internet Fraud Targeting in J.Research in Crime & Delinquency 47(3) http://is.gd/eoVXR #
  • Important (rare) study on polygraph w/ UK sex offenders: leads to more admissions; case mgrs perceive increased risk http://is.gd/eoW4Q #
  • And a new Canadian study on why sex offenders confess during police interrogation (no polygraph) http://is.gd/eoWl7 #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-08-15

  • New article in press: If Brain Scans Really Detected Deception, Who Would Volunteer to be Scanned? J Forensic Sci http://is.gd/eiz2o #
  • New issue: Child Abuse & Neglect 34(8) filicide, cyberpedocriminality, interviewing, CSA, and more http://is.gd/eizoe #
  • New issue: J.Quant Criminology 26(3). sit-person interactn, conviction inheritance, stats, recidivism. 2 free articles. http://is.gd/eiGPH #
  • New issue: Law & Human Behavior 34(4) Risk assessment, eyewitnesses, legal attitudes, juries, mentally ill inmates. http://is.gd/eiH5p #
  • New issue: J. Criminal Justice 38(4). 500 page bumper issue with plenty of interest. http://is.gd/eiHkK #
  • Lunar cycles influence crime? Research says not: http://is.gd/eiHDk. Yet more evidence in new article (J Crim Justice) http://is.gd/eiHw5 #
  • New research: "Police Academy Socialization…in a Paramilitary-Bureaucratic Organization" in J Contemp Ethnography 39(2) http://is.gd/eiZOP #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-08-14

  • New issue: Policing 4(3) http://is.gd/eh77W Special issue on trust and confidence in the police #
  • New issue: Violence Against Women 16(9) Special issue in honour of Ellen Pence, researcher & advocate for battered women http://is.gd/ehajJ #
  • New issue:Justice Quarterly 27(5) Articles: gangs, prison sexl assault, juvenile courts, clemency, community notification http://is.gd/eharb #
  • New issue: J. Contemporary Crim Justice 26(3). Special issue on Crime, Crime Prevention, and Punishment in Schools. http://is.gd/ehaA2 #
  • New article by Ruth Penfold-Mounce on macabre public fascination with the corpses of criminals in Mortality 15(3):250-265 http://is.gd/ehb1q #
  • New issue: Police Practice & Research 11(4) Special issue on the Challenges of Policing and the Mentally Ill http://is.gd/ehbbO #
  • Lopate show discussion of the Vidocq Society, founded by detectives to solve baffling cold cases. Download MP3 via http://is.gd/ehdJe #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-08-08

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Twitter Updates for 2010-08-07

  • How CSI Went Awry. From National Academies, a video about the National Research Council (NRC) report on forensic science http://is.gd/e75Ke #
  • New on SSRN: Lineups and Eyewitness Identification (from Ann Rev Law & Soc Sci 2009) via Neuroethics & Law Blog http://is.gd/e7a6t #
  • Violent Video Games as a Learning Tool? (Yes, but…) from @BrainBlogger http://is.gd/e7brG #
  • New research: Rethinking intractable conflict. American Psychologist 65(4). http://is.gd/e7bKV. @BrainBlogger discusses: http://is.gd/e7bMx #
  • New issue: Journal of Experimental Criminology 6(3). Deviancy training, RCTs, families, victimisation, recidivism. http://is.gd/e7itv #
  • New research: FREE article in J. Exp Criminology 6(3) Community service better than imprisonment to reduce recidivism. http://is.gd/e7iB9 #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-08-06

  • New issue of NIJ Journal Highlights 15th Anniversary of Violence Against Women Act (US) http://is.gd/e5vU7 #
  • New issue: Psychology, Public Policy & Law 16(3) Aug 2010. Miranda rights, prison rape, psychopathy, research agenda http://is.gd/e5wOv #
  • New research: Political violence & child adjustment in Northern Ireland, in Dev Psy 46(4): 827-841 http://is.gd/e5z2d #
  • New research: Subtypes of partner violence perpetrators among male & female psych patients. J Abnormal Psy 119(3):563-574 http://is.gd/e5zae #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-08-01

  • New issue: Contemporary Justice Review: Issues in Criminal, Social, and Restorative Justice, Volume 13 Issue 3 2010 http://is.gd/dWzee #
  • The Cultural Dynamics of Copycat Suicide by Alex Mesoudi, free access at PLoS1. http://is.gd/dWBDg #
  • New Journal issue: Psychiatry, Psychology and Law, Volume 17 Issue 3 http://is.gd/dWHyM #
  • New journal issue: Journal of Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology, Volume 21 Issue 4 http://is.gd/dWHOC #
  • Research from Chicago: "unstructured socializing" by teens increases likelihood of violent behavior http://is.gd/dWIz8 #
  • New research: "Why don't we believe non-native speakers? The influence of accent on credibility" J. Exp Soc Psy http://is.gd/dWINO #
  • New research: "Anger as a cue to truthfulness" Truth-tellers accused of wrongdoing show more anger than liars, but… http://is.gd/dWIVx #

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Twitter Updates for 2010-07-31

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