Forensic Psychologist Law and Legal Definition
A forensic psychologist refers to a person who uses training in psychology in a setting that involves the law.
The following are examples of case law on forensic psychologist:
A court appointed neutral forensic psychologist prepares an evaluation of the respective parental fitness of the parties. S/he interviews and conducted psychological testing of the parties and the children and then renders a report regarding the custody. The notes and raw data of a court-appointed neutral forensic psychologist are certainly relevant and material to the issue of custody, particularly where the conclusions drawn from that data are the central evidence before the court. [Ochs v. Ochs, 193 Misc. 2d 502, 503 (N.Y. Misc. 2002)].
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Related Legal Terms
- American Academy of Forensic Sciences [AAFS]
- American Board of Forensic Anthropology
- American Board of Forensic Odontology
- American Board of Forensic Psychology
- American Board of Forensic Toxicology [ABFT]
- American College of Forensic Examiners International [ACFEI]
- American Forensic Association
- American Society of Forensic Odontology [ASFO]
- Association of Forensic DNA Analysts and Administrators [AFDAA]
- Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers [AFQAM]