Aggressive Interrogation and Retributive Justice: A Proposed Psychological Model

IDEOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND LAW, pp. 574-604, Jon Hanson, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012

Posted: 9 Jul 2012

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Avani Mehta Sood

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

Date Written: 2012

Abstract

This chapter describes a program of experimental research on the cognitive mechanism underlying public support for the government’s use of aggressive interrogation, with an emphasis on the role of moral judgment and retributive motives.

Keywords: interrogation, torture, retributive justice, moral judgment

Suggested Citation

Sood, Avani, Aggressive Interrogation and Retributive Justice: A Proposed Psychological Model (2012). IDEOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND LAW, pp. 574-604, Jon Hanson, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2102698

Avani Sood (Contact Author)

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law ( email )

215 Boalt Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720-7200
United States

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