Forensic Psychology: An Instrument of Human Rights Protection

Atmaram Shelke, Forensic Psychology: An Instrument of Human Rights Protection, Journal of Symbiosis Law College, Vol. VII (2007)

9 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2020

Date Written: December 30, 2007

Abstract

This article is related to the use of forensic psychology (such as polygraph, narco-analysis, and brain printing test) in the criminal justice system. In this article, the author has critically analyzed the views taken by human rights champions (i.e. the forensic psychology violates human and fundamental rights of the accused person). Further, the author has commented on the usefulness of forensic psychology and the accuracy & admissibility of forensic psychology.

Keywords: Human Rights, Forensic Psychology, Usefulness of the Forensic Psychology, Accuracy and Admissibility of Forensic Psychology

JEL Classification: K14, K19

Suggested Citation

Shelke, Atmaram, Forensic Psychology: An Instrument of Human Rights Protection (December 30, 2007). Atmaram Shelke, Forensic Psychology: An Instrument of Human Rights Protection, Journal of Symbiosis Law College, Vol. VII (2007), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3572558

Atmaram Shelke (Contact Author)

Symbiosis Law School, Pune ( email )

Senapati Bapat Road
Pune, Opp. Pune Airport, New Airport Road, 411 004
India

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