About illegality determination of the validity of evidence through forensic examination. Information letter.

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Abstract

This letter prepared in connection with a growing number of complaints of investigators and making decisions on the appointment of psychological examination of the credibility of the video recording of interrogations and dictated by the need to arrange expert practice on the study of video footage of carrying out certain investigative actions with various actors in the criminal process. The newsletter discusses the purpose of such examinations and grounds the studies, in accordance with scientific principles of professional activity of experts. The letter was prepared under the supervision of the Director of the FBI, Federal center of forensic expertise under the Ministry of justice of Russia, doctor of legal Sciences, Professor, honored lawyer of the Russian Federation, honorary worker of justice of Russia of S. A. Smirnova, Deputy General Director for science of Federal State Budgetary Institution "V. Serbsky Federal Medical Research Centre for Psychiatry and Narcology" of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation, doctor of medical Sciences, Professor E. V., Makushkina (doctor of juridical science A. Ya. Asnis, doctor of psychological Sciences, Vaske E. V., doctor of psychological Sciences, Professor E. G. Dozortseva, doctor of psychological Sciences, Professor F. S. Safuanov, PhD, associate Professor S. N. Shishkov, PhD, Professor S. S. Shipshin, PhD, associate Professor D. S. Oshevsky, PhD V. Berdnikov, PhD, associate Professor T. N. Sekerazh, PhD A. N. Kalinin. For investigators, judges, prosecutors, heads of Federal budgetary establishments of the Ministry of justice, judicial psychologists. For investigators, judges, prosecutors, heads of Federal budgetary establishments of the Ministry of justice, judicial psychologists.

General Information

Keywords: forensic-psychological examination, examination of the reliability of evidence, examination of the video materials of the investigative action.

Journal rubric: Forensic and Clinical Psychology in Legal Context

Article type: document

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psylaw.2016060306

For citation: Smirnova S., Makushkin E.V., Asnis A., Vaske E., Dozortseva E.G., Safuanov F.S., Shishkov S.N., Shipshin S.S., Oshevsky D.S., Berdnikov D., Sekerazh T.N., Kalinina A. About illegality determination of the validity of evidence through forensic examination. Information letter. [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologiya i pravo = Psychology and Law, 2016. Vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 61–78. DOI: 10.17759/psylaw.2016060306. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Svetlana Smirnova, Doctor of Law, Professor, Director, Russian Federal Center of Forensic Inquiry of the Russian Ministry of Justice, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: info@sudexpert.ru

Evgenij V. Makushkin, Doctor of Medicine, Professor, deputy director of science, FSBI «National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Narcology named after V.P. Serbsky» of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1937-5908, e-mail: eVm14@list.ru

Alexander Asnis, Doctor of Law, Member Of The Presidium, Moscow Board of lawyers, Moscow, Russia

Ekaterina Vaske, Doctor of Psychology, professor, Department of criminal law and process, Lobachevsky State Universitu of Nizhny Novgorod, Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia, e-mail: vaskeev@rambler.ru

Elena G. Dozortseva, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Professor, Department of Legal Psychology and Law, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Senior Researcher, Laboratory for Child and Adolescent Psychology, V.P. Serbsky National Medical Research Centre for Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation,Member of the editorial board of the scientific journal “Psychology and Law” member of the editorial board of the scientific journal “Psychological Science and Education”, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1309-0485, e-mail: edozortseva@mail.ru

Farit S. Safuanov, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of Chair of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Department of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Head of the Laboratory of Psychology, Federal Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Addiction of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1703-7956, e-mail: safuanovf@rambler.ru

Sergey N. Shishkov, PhD in Law, Associate Professor, Chief Research Associate, FSBI «National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Narcology named after V.P. Serbsky» of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4169-9447, e-mail: shishkov50@mail.ru

Sergey S. Shipshin, PhD in Psychology, Deputy Chief, Southern Regional Centre of Forensic Expertise of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation., Rostov-na-Donu, Russia

Dmitry S. Oshevsky, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Senior Researcher at the Laboratory of Child and Adolescent Psychology, V. P. Serbsky National Medical Research Center of Psychiatry and Narcology of the Ministry of Health of Russia, Associate Professor of the Department of Legal Psychology and Law, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Federal State Budgetary Institution "Research Center for Mental Health" Leading Researcher of the Department of Organization of Psychiatric Services, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3465-6302, e-mail: oshevsky@serbsky.ru

Dmitry Berdnikov, Doctor of Medicine, Superior State Forensic Expert, Federal Budget Institution Kursk Forensic Laboratory of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, Kursk, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8201-8156, e-mail: berdnikov@rambler.ru

Tatiana N. Sekerazh, PhD in Law, Docent, Head, Laboratory of Forensic Psychology, Russian Federal Centre of Forensic Science of the Ministry of Justice of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7619-6992, e-mail: sekerage@mail.ru

Anastasiya Kalinina, PhD in Law, expert, Laboratory of judicial and psychological examination, Moscow, Russia

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