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Volume I and 2

Editor: R. Edward Geiselman, Ph.D., Professsor of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

ACFP Press (ISBN 0-935645-05-5)  235 pages, $35 per volume (2-volume set, $60)
Understanding Offenders

Early Traumatic Factors in the Lives of Serial Murderers--Michael Stone, M.D.

Interviews with 5 Rapists--Fred Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.

Juvenile Offenders: Case Studies and Issues in the Waiver Process--Donna Long, M.A./Spencer DeVault, Ph.D.

The Adolescent Crack Dealer--Klaus Schreiber, M.D.

Evaluation of Sanity and Competence

Making of the Insanity Plea--Don M. Verger, Ed.D.

Insanity Defense Reconsidered-Thomas Szasz, M.D.

Insanity Defense: Case Study and Jury Analysis--James Boudouris, Ph.D.

Jeffrey Dahmer: Was He Ill? Was He Impaired? Insanity Revisited--Fred S. Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.

Assessment of Competency to Stand Trial--Daniel L. Davis, Ph.D.

Individual Rights

A Fail-Safe Model for Justifiable Medically-Assisted Suicide ("Medicide")--Jack Kevorkian, M.D.

False Confessions and Police Deception--Ralph Underwager, Ph.D. and Hollida Wakefield, M.A.Developing Trends in Prisoners' Rights to Mental Health

Treatment--Faith H. Leibman, M.A., J.D./ Neil Leibman, J.D.

Psychiatric Intervention in an Atmosphere of Terror (San Quentin Prison)--Robert G. Slater, M.D.

Victim/Witness Psychology

The Commercial Airline Psychological Injury Case: Disaster in the Sky--John M. Ravin, M.D.; Christopher Boal, M.D.

False Allegations of Sexual Abuse and their Apparent Credibility--Terence W. Campbell, Ph.D.

Allegations of Sexual Abuse: Case Example of a Criminal Defense--Terence W. Campbell, Ph.D.

Use of Hypnosis in the Forensic Setting:Cautionary Note--Jack S. Annon, Ph.D.\

ßTransference of Perpetrator Roles in Eyewitness Identifications from Photoarrays--R.Edward Geiselman, Ph.D., Amber MacArthur and Shelly Meerovitch



(ISBN 0-935645-12-8) 212 pages, $35 (2-volume set $60)

Repressed Memories

Repressed Memories and Statutes of Limitations: Examining the Data and Weighing the Consequences--Terence W. Campbell, Ph.D.

Repressed Memories: The Effects of Expert Testimony on Mock Jurors' Decision Making-James D. Griffith, M.A., Terry M. Libkuman, Ph.D.

Seeking a Middle Ground on the Recovered Memories Controversy--Mark Nesca, Ph.D.

The Assisted-Suicide Dilemma

Physician-Assisted Suicide: Psychosocial Issues--Samuel I. Greenberg, M.D

Death Angels--David Glidden, D.Th.

The Challenge of Patholysis to Forensics and Psychiatry--Georges R. Reding, M.D.

Matters of Life and Death--George E. Delury

Why Psychiatrists Should Not Participate in Euthanasia and Physician-Assisted Suicide--Robert D. Orr, M.D.


Cocaine, Homicide and Criminal Responsibility--Hadley C. Osran, M.D., Kaushal K. Sharma, M.D., Linda E. Weinberger, Ph.D.

Violent Crime in Psychiatric Patients: Relationship to Frontal Lobe

Jeffrey Dahmer: Was He Ill? Was He Impaired? Insanity Revisited--Fred S. Berlin, M.D., Ph.D.

Expert Testimony

Expert Witnessing: Guidelines and Practical Suggestions--William O. Hambacher, Ph.D.

The Psychologist as an Expert Witness in Determining Mental Competency and Insanity as a Defense--Philip G. Barnard, Ph.D.

On Firm Ground? Discussion of the Current Law of Foundation for the Expression of Opinions by Psychiatrists and Psychologists
John T. Philipsborn, M.Ed., J.D.

Responding to Improper and Abusive Impeachment Efforts--Ralph Underwager, Ph.D. and Hollida Wakefield, M.A.

Both volumes of Intersections are currently being used as textbooks at the University of California, Los Angeles

* Intersections is currently being used as a text at the University of California and University of Maryland

Editor: R. Edward Geiselman, Ph.D., Professsor of Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

ACFP Press (ISBN 0-935645-00-4) 235 pages, $25 per copy

This book is talored to meet the needs of lawyers and mental health professionals who are interested in the prospect of applying forensic research on eyewitness performance in legal proceedings. The specific aim of this book is to provide a basis for enhancing the interaction between counsel and the eywitness expert in the preparation of cases and the evaluation of eyewitness evidence under current procedures.



Bases for eyewitness expert testimony
The Amaral decision
Other appellant decisions
What eyewitness expert testimony can offer
Importance of in-court questioning
Expert as information seeker
Examination of physical exhibits
Expert's interviewing of eyewitnesses
The expert's written report
Beginning a case
Current status of eyewitness research
Laboratory studies
Field studies
Current status of eyewitness expert testimony
The issues
The "battle of the experts"
Evaluation of eyewitness factors
The three stages of human information processing
Taxonomy of eyewitness factors
Menu of direct examination questions
Establishing the expert's credentials
The narrative on eyewitness information processing
Substantive questions on eyewitness factors
Cross-examination questioning
Preparing for re-direct questioning
Courtroom demeanor of the expert
Message style
Whom to address
Body positioning and voice
Ethical dilemmas for psychologists as experts
Consultant-advocate distinction
Protecting the innocent versus freeing the guilty
Accepting and declining cases
Alternatives to eyewitness expert testimony
Judge's model instructions to the jury Amicus curiae briefs

Eyewitness Expert Testimony is used as a text at the University of California, Los Angeles

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