Evidence Law and Empirical Psychology
Philosophical Foundations of Evidence Law __ (Oxford Univ. Press 2021)
21 Pages Posted: 21 Sep 2020
Date Written: September 7, 2020
This chapter presents a brief historical account of the relationship between the field of empirical psychology and the law of evidence. It highlights some (but not all) of the major contributions that psychologists have made to our understanding of evidence law, while also highlighting recent, cutting-edge research. The article also offers suggestions for how future research can assist in maintaining psychology's relevance to sound evidential policy.
Keywords: evidence, psychology, empirical legal studies
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