The AP-LS Student Committee is currently seeking self-nominations from AP-LS student affiliates interested in running for Student Committee officer positions. Multiple positions are open for the 2017-2018 election cycle. All terms begin August 2017 and run for one calendar year. Interested candidates are invited to apply for up to two positions. Learn more about the self-nomination process and the available positions here.
The Student Committee has posted online the primer compiled for the 2017 AP-LS Pre-Conference Workshop on Criminal Procedure and Due Process. Check out the primer to learn the basics of due process law and how it might apply to legal concepts frequently researched by AP-LS members!
The AP-LS Student Committee is pleased to announce the 2017 AP-LS Student Presentation Awards recipients. Thank you to everyone who submitted a paper or poster for consideration; we received a record number of submissions this year. Congratulations to the award recipients! Please look for their work at the AP-LS Conference.
Outstanding Student Paper: Keisha April, Drexel University - Minority perceptions matter: The relationship between youths' attitudes toward police and perceptions of unfair treatment Stephanie Singer, Drexel University - Facing the facts: What the data say about the PA DMC Youth/Law Enforcement Curriculum through the lens of the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing Final Report Alice Thornewill, Drexel University - In the wake of Hoffman: Psychologist and public perceptions of the role of psychologists in national security interrogations and other non-traditional settings
Outstanding Student Poster: Fabiana Alceste, John Jay College of Criminal Justice - The effects of mere rehearsal on lay perceptions of confession evidence Melissa Jonnson, Simon Frasier University - Protective factors against callous-unemotional traits in adolescents: The role of gratitude, forgiveness, and honesty Alyssa Mikytuck, Georgetown University - Neuroscience evidence mitigates sentencing
Outstanding Student Presentation in Corrections Research: Samantha Lynne Morin, Fordham University - Determining treatment needs and recidivism risk of juveniles with sexual offense adjudications: Primary/secondary C-U traits
Outstanding Student Presentation in Legal Research: Emily Victoria Shaw, University of California, Irvine - Criminal minds cannot be disabled: Intellectual disability in capital cases
Outstanding Student Presentation in Novel-Topic Research: Elizabeth Gale-Bentz, Drexel University - Public perceptions of the impact of the collateral consequences of juvenile justice involvement
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Congratulations to the new AP-LS Student Committee!
Chair - Emily Haney-Caron, MS, JD | Drexel University Chair-Elect - Amanda Reed, MA | John Jay College of Criminal Justice Communications Officer - Dana L. Formon, MA | Sam Houston State University Campus Representative Coordinator - Marina Mukhin, MA | Albizu University Secretary - Tiffany D. Clomax, B.A.| The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago Campus Clinical Liaison - Laura M. Grossi, MA | Fairleigh Dickinson University Experimental Liaison - Adam Fine, MA | University of California, Irvine Law Liaison - Katherine Hazen, BS | University of Nebraska - Lincoln Past-Chair - Meghann Galloway, MS, JD | Drexel University
Officers officially transitioned at the Division 41 Business Meeting during the APA Convention. Thank you to all of the officers leaving their positions for their hard work throughout this past year, and welcome to the new committee!
The State of Student Training in Law and Psychology Interested in training in law and psychology? Check out our Student Training Report for data and insights for students, faculty, and field leaders.
Missed our training on Torts at this year's AP-LS conference? Check out the primer outlining all of the important information covered.