This book illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system. * Illustrates the wide variety of applications of psychology to the criminal and civil justice system. * Gives examples of how forensic psychology can benefit not only from clinical and criminological approaches, but also from the insights of occupational, cognitive, developmental and social psychology. * Many of the chapters introduce readers to areas which have not received extensive coverage elsewhere. * Includes new directions in forensic practice. * Chapters draw out the implications for professionals working in the field. * Contributors include both academics and practitioners. * Reflects both the scope and the potential of forensic psychology.