By Pär-Anders Granhag, Ray Bull, Alla Shaboltas, Elena Dozortseva

Offering rigorously curated articles from the eu organization of Psychology and Law (EAPL), this publication positive aspects chapters from a very overseas crew of students. this article is the 1st of its type to supply insights into present advancements in psychology and legislation in Russia. the sector of psychology and legislation has a truly lengthy and powerful culture in Russia, yet little or no is understood, as Russian students infrequently post their works in English. the amount additionally includes cutting-edge chapters on subject matters on the very center of psychology and legislations, together with criminal profiling, lie detection, crime linking, fake stories, and witness interviewing.


  • Provides infrequent perception into Russian historical past of forensic and legal psychology
  • Covers center subject matters within the discipline
  • Offers foreign scope from a various array of contributors

Psychology and legislation in Europe: whilst West Meets East is a textual content of curiosity for college kids of psychology, legislations, or legal justice, in addition to students and practitioners within the box. this article bargains a window into international advances in psychology and legislation.

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However, legal regulation of healthcare is, perhaps, the most representative example because it concerns everyone. There is very little research on how people and medical workers perceive and legitimatise Russian healthcare law. One such study was conducted by a St. Petersburg State University research team. It was part of the Law Enforcement Monitoring Research Project aimed at assessing judicial opinion (judicial practice), and actions taken by public prosecutors and other state bodies. The Ministry of Justice of Russia and other government bodies provided assistance to the team in collecting law enforcement data.

7, Part I).  Petersburg: Imperator’s Academy of Science (in Russian). Sliozberg, G. (1891). Howard: His life and his public and charitable work. A biography (Lives of Great People Series). St. Petersburg (in Russian). Tatishchev, V. N. (1887). Talk about benefits of sciences and schools. Moscow: University Printing House (in Russian). Vasilyev, V. L. (1998). Legal psychology. St. Petersburg: Piter (in Russian). Vladimirov, L. E. (1901). Psychological investigation in criminal court. A. Levenson (in Russian).

The rational (professional) component is still considered dominant in the structure of legal consciousness. The point is that individuals to whom legal actions are addressed do not have professional legal skills. Therefore, they are only supposed to embody in their behaviour the dictates of law generated by professional lawyers. The psychological (emotional) part of legal consciousness, be it a legislator’s, a judge’s or a private person’s legal consciousness, is taken into account only in a limited number of cases.

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