Communication in forensic contexts: future directions and conclusions

Trond Myklebust, Tim Grant, Rebecca Milne, Gavin E. Oxburgh

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

This chapter reviews the important areas that psychology, linguistics and law enforcement have impacted upon in terms of rigorous and collaborative scientific endeavours. Important areas that will be of interest to both researchers and practitioners for research relating to communication in forensic contexts are discussed in detail, including vulnerability, the use of intermediaries and interpreters in forensic interviews and questioning techniques.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommunication in investigative and legal settings
Subtitle of host publicationintegrated approaches from forensic psychology, linguistics and law enforcement
EditorsGavin Oxburgh, Trond Myklebust, Tim Grant, Rebecca Milne
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Pages359-366
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-118-76913-3
ISBN (Print)978-1-118-76922-5, 978-1-118-76923-2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2015

Publication series

NameSeries in the Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law
PublisherWiley

Keywords

  • research map
  • linguistics
  • training
  • decision-making
  • court
  • vulnerable witnesses
  • intermediaries
  • interpreters
  • deception

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