Timothy E. Moore

Professor

Psychology

   167 York Hall
   416-736-2100x88355
   timmoore@glendon.yorku.ca

Law, Justice and Crime

Doctorate:
State University of New York at Buffalo
Masters:

State University of New York at Buffalo

Journal Articles

 

 

Fitzsimmons, L, & Moore, T. E. (2018).  When in doubt, be compliant: The social dynamics of the right to silence. Criminal Law Quarterly. 66, 1&2, 40-60. 
 
 
Royer-Gagnier, K., Skilling, T. A., Brown, S. L., Moore, T. E., & Rawana, J. (in press). The Strengths Assessment Inventory - Youth Version: An Evaluation of the Psychometric Properties with Male and Female Justice-Involved Youth. Psychological Assessment.     
 
•              Luther, K., Snook, B., & Moore, T. E. (2018).
                Lingering Problems with the Mr Big
                Technique. CREST Security Review, Issue 8,
                22-25.
 

Eastwood, J., Snook, B., Moore, T. E., & Fitsimmons, L. (2015). Improving the Comprehension of Detainees’ Legal Rights: A Review of Two Canadian Programs of Research. Investigative Interviewing: Research & Practice, 7(1) 36-46.


 
 
Cutler, B. L., Findley, K. A., & Moore, T. E. (2014). Interrogations and False Confessions: A Psychological Perspective. Canadian Criminal Law Review, 18(2), 153-170.    


 Moore, T. E., Cutler, B. L., & Shulman, D. (2014). Shaping eyewitness and alibi testimony with coercive interview practices. The Champion: Journal of the National Association of Criminal Defence Lawyers, 38(8), October, 34-42.   
 
   

  Cutler, B. L., & Moore, T. E. (2013). Mistaken eyewitness identification, false confession, and conviction of the innocent. For the Defence, 34(1), 20-26.       
 
  Moore, T. E., & Keenan, K. (2013). What is voluntary?: On the reliability of admissions arising from Mr. Big undercover operations. Investigative Interviewing: Research & Practice, 5(1), 46-56.      
 
  Moore, T. E. (2012). Interrogations and confessions: Where have we been and where are we headed? For the Defence, Vol 33 (1), 17 - 25.   
 
  Moore, T. E., & Fitzsimmons, C. L. (2011). Justice Imperiled: False Confessions & the Reid technique. Criminal Law Quarterly, 57(4), 509-542.   
 
  Davis, K., Fitzsimmons, C. L., & Moore, T. E. (2011). Improving the comprehensibility of a Canadian police caution on the right to silence. Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology. (online January 27, 2011)    
 
  Davis, K., Desrocher, M., & Moore, T. E. (2011). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder: A review of neuropsychological findings and interventions. Journal of Developmental & Physical Disabilities, 23(2), 143 - 167.      
 
  Gagnier, K. R., Moore, T. E., & Green, M. (2011) A need for closer examination of FASD by the criminal justice system: Has the call been answered? Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology, 18(3), e426 - e439.    
 
  Todorow, M., Moore, T. E., & Koren, G. (2010). Investigating the effects of low to moderate levels of prenatal alcohol exposure on child behaviour: A critical evalusation. Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacoloty, 17(2), e323 - e330.   
 
 

 
  Moore, T. E. & Gagnier, K. (2009). Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Corsini's Encyclopedia of Psychology, 4th edtion. NY: Wiley.      
 
  Moore, T. E., Copeland, P., & Schuller, R. (2009). Deceit, betrayal and the search for truth: Legal and psychological perspectives on the 'Mr Big' strategy. Criminal Law Quarterly, 55(3), 349 - 405.     
 
  Moore, T. E. (2009). Subliminal tapes. In Axel Cleermans, Timothy Bayne, and Patrick Wilken (Eds.) Oxford Companion to Consciousness. Oxford University Press.   
 
  Moore, T. E. (2008). The right to silence offers the only real protection during interrogations.. For the Defence (Newsletter of the Criminal Lawyers’ Association), Vol 29(1), 28-32.     
 
  Moore, T. E., & Gagnier, K. (2008). “You can talk if you want to”: Is the police caution on the right to silence comprehensible? Criminal Reports, 51 C.R.(6th) 233-249.    
 
  Moore, T. E. & Pepler, D. J. (2006). Wounding words: Maternal verbal aggression and children's adjustment. Journal of Family Violence.  
 
  Moore, T. E., & Wasser, C. (2006). Social science and witness reliability: Reliable science begets reliable evidence. Criminal Reports , 33 C. R. (6th), Vol. 33 Part 2, 316-335.    
 
  Moore, T. E., & Green, M. (2004). Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): A need for closer examination by the criminal justice system. Criminal Reports, Vol 19, Part 1, 19 C. R. (6th) 99-108.   
 
  Moore, T. E., & Green, M. (2000). Truth and the reliability of children’s evidence: Problems with Section 715.1 of the Criminal Code. Criminal Reports. Vol. 30, Part 1, April, 30 C.R. (5th) 148-160.   
 
  Moore, T. E. (1996). Scientific Consensus and Expert Testimony: Lessons from the Judas Priest Trial. Skeptical Inquirer , 20, No. 6, 32-38. Reprinted in the American Psychology-Law Society Newsletter, 17(1), 1997. 
Book Chapters

  • Moore, T. E., et al. (2016).  Memory in the criminal courts. In C. Pakosh (Ed.). Lawyer’s handbook to the forensic sciences: A practical guide. Toronto: Irwin Law.

  • Rosen, G., Glasgow, R. & Moore, T. E. (2003). Self-help or hype? The science and business of giving psychology away. In Lilienfeld, S. (Ed.) Science and pseudoscience in contemporary clinical psychology. New York: Guilford.  
  • Pepler, D., Catallo, R. & Moore, T. E. (1999). Children exposed to family violence: Research and interventions. In R. Geffner, P. Jaffe & M. Suderman (Eds.). Children exposed to family violence: Current issues in research, intervention and policy development. Haworth Press.    
  • Moore, T. E., & Pepler, D. (1998). Correlates of adjustment in children at risk. In Holden, G., Geffner, R. & Jouriles, E. (Eds.), Children exposed to marital violence: Theory, research and intervention. Washington: American Psychological Association.  
Other Publications

  

 Open Your Mind: A Q&A with Glendon psychology researcher Timothy Moore.  YFile, Jan 25, 2017.

Moore, T. E. (2017).  Speaking out on the right to remain silent. The Lawyer’s Daily, November 14.

Moore, T. E. (2015). False premise: How the veracity of confessions affects confirmatory evidence. The Lawyers Weekly, June 5, 14-15.    
Moore, T. E. (2014). The problem with 'Mr. Big'. Lawyers Weekly, February 28, 14-15.      
Moore, T. E., & Schreck, A. (2010). Canda high court rules no right to counsel during interrogation. THE JURIST: legal news and research (online). University of Pittsburgh School of Law. (http://jurist.law.pitt.edu). November 11,  2010.    


Recent Presentations

 

2012, March   Moore, T. E. Interrogations and Confessions. Invited address to the National Judicial Institute’s Seminar on Criminal Law, Procedure and Evidence. Halifax, March 28-30. 

2012, May     Moore, T. E.  Eliciting the truth by telling lies.  Presentation at the Annual Conference of the International Investigative Interviewing Research Group (IIIRG). Toronto, May 24-26.

2012, Oct. Moore, T. E.  Interrogations & False Confessions: Improving the Value of Confession Evidence. Invited address to the Canadian Association of Police Polygraphists, Statement Admissibility Seminar. Niagara Falls, Ont., October 18.

2013, June    Moore, T. E. & Watkins, K. Evidence Based Practices: Interviews & Interrogations. Invited address to the Calgary Defence Lawyers’ Association. Calgary, AB, June 8.

2013, Nov.     Moore, T. E.  The Identification Expert: Who is That Masked Man?  Invited panel participant. Criminal Lawyers’ Association Annual Convention, Toronto, Nov. 1, 2013.

 2013, Nov.     Moore, T. E.  Invited panel participant at the Association in Defence of the Wrongly Convicted (AIDWYC’s) 20th Anniversary Conference Back to the Future. Panel: “Mea Culpa: False Confessions & Plea Bargains”. Presentation: Lying for the Truth: the Perils of the Mr. Big Tactic. Toronto, Nov. 23.   

 2013, Dec.      Moore, T. E.  Invited participant at AIDYC webinar -- The truth as eye recall: What all lawyers need to know about eyewitness evidence, the psychology of memory and the admissibility of expert evidence in identification cases.  Dec.6.

2014, Oct.      Moore, T. E.  Invited speaker at AIDWYC’s Wrongful Conviction Day. Advocating Innocence:  Preventing and Rectifying Wrongful Convictions by Understanding Their Causes.  The Law Society of Upper Canada. Oct. 2.

 2014, Oct.       Moore, T. E. Invited speaker. John Jay College of Criminal Justice, PSYC 86200    (The Psychology of Confession Evidence).  Lying for the Truth: The Perils of the Mr. Big Tactic. NYC, Oct. 8.  

 2014, Oct.     Moore, T. E. Invited speaker. University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, Common Law Section,  CML 3147. Studies in Criminal Law: Wrongful Convictions. The Psychology of Confession Evidence. Ottawa, Oct. 21, 2014.

2014, Nov.    Moore, T. E.  Invited panel participant.  Police notes, videos & courtroom testimony: Legal and psychological perspectives.  Toronto Police College, Toronto, Nov. 17, 2014.  

2015, JAN.   Moore, T. E. The Psychology of Interrogations, Interviews and Investigations. Invited address to the Niagara Region Police Services, PEACE training, January 12, 2015, Welland, Ontario.  

2015, MARCH  Moore, T. E. Latest Developments in Detention, Arrest, Interviewing  and Interrogation: Law & Practice.  Program Co-Chair.  Osgoode Professional Development Conference, March 27, Toronto.

2015, MARCH  Moore, T. E. Panel participant in “Mr. Big” and the Altered Legal Landscape of Confessions. Panel in Latest Developments in Detention, Arrest, Interviewing  and Interrogation: Law & Practice.  Osgoode Professional Development Conference, March 27, Toronto.

2015, MARCH  Moore, T. E. Panel moderator,  Interviews and Interrogations: Reducing the Risk of Unreliable Confessions. Panel in Latest Developments in Detention, Arrest, Interviewing  and Interrogation: Law & Practice.  Osgoode Professional Development Conference, March 27, Toronto.

 2015, JUNE   Moore, T. E.  Invited discussant.  Symposium on Canadian Criminal Suspects’ Rights Upon Arrest: Moving Toward Improved Comprehension.   North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, Ottawa, June5. 

2015, SEPT  Moore, T. E. Mistaken Identifications, False Confessions & Wrongful Convictions. Invited address at Lakehead University’s Bora Laskin School of Law, Intensive Course: Wrongful Convictions, Sept 18, Thunder Bay, Ontario. 

2015, OCT   Moore, T. E. Aggressive Police Questioning.  Invited address to the National Judicial Institute, Ontario Court of Justice, East Regional Program, Kingston, Oct 8.  

2015 OCT    Moore, T. E. Invited speaker. University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, Common Law Section,  CML 3147. Studies in Criminal Law: Wrongful Convictions.  False Confessions & Wrongful Convictions.  Ottawa, Oct. 20, 2015.

 2016, FEB   Moore, T. E.  The science of investigations.  Invited presentation to the National Judicial Institute’s Conference “Science in the Courtroom”.  Montreal, Feb. 18, 2016.

 2016, SEPT.  Moore, T. E.  Cognitive Science and Police Investigative Practices.  Invited address at the Toronto Police College, Persuasion-based Interviewing Course, Sept. 21, 2016.

2016, SEPT.  Moore, T. E. Understanding and Deconstructing the Reid Technique of Police Interrogation. The Fifth Annual Lake County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association Trial Advocacy Seminar, Concord, OH, Sept. 30, 2016.

 2016, OCT.  Moore, T. E. Cognitive Science & Police Investigations.  Guest lecture in LAW 6784 - Problems of Proof: Advanced Perspectives on the Law of Evidence [Osgoode Professional LLM in Criminal Law and Procedure. Oct. 13, 2016.

 2016, OCT.  Moore, T. E.  Cognitive Science & Police Investigations. Invited address at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Law, Common Law Section,  CML 3147 – Studies in Criminal Law: Wrongful Convictions; Oct. 18, 2016. 

 2016, Nov. Moore, T. E.  Interrogations and the admissibility of statements.   Invited address at the Toronto Police College, Persuasion-based Interviewing Course, Nov. 30, 2016.

 2017, Feb. Moore, T. E. Invited participant at the Wrongful Conviction Roundtable Hosted by Innocence Canada and the Department of Justice: The Future of Innocence Work as Part of the Federal Criminal Justice System Review.  Law Society of Upper Canada, Feb 10, 2017.

2017, MAR. Moore, T. E.  Investigative interviews and statement admissibility. Invited address at the Toronto Police College, Persuasion-based Interviewing Course, March 2, 2017. 

2017, MAR.  Moore, T. E.  Evidence in Criminal Investigations: Latest Developments in Law and Practice.  Program Co-Chair.  Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program.  March 31, 2017.

2017, MAR.  Moore, T. E.  Memory Science & Its Legal Implications.  Panel participant. Evidence in Criminal Investigations: Latest Developments in Law and Practice. Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program.  March 31, 2017.

2017, MAR. Moore, T. E.  Investigative interviews and statement admissibility. Invited address at the Toronto Police College, Persuasion-based Interviewing Course, March 2, 2017.

2017, MAR.  Moore, T. E.  Evidence in Criminal Investigations: Latest Developments in Law and Practice.  Program Co-Chair.  Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program.  March 31, 2017.

2017, MAR.  Moore, T. E.  Memory Science & Its Legal Implications.  Panel participant. Evidence in Criminal Investigations: Latest Developments in Law and Practice. Osgoode Hall Law School Professional Development Program.  March 31, 2017.

2017, MAR. Moore, T. E.  Investigative interviews. Invited address at the Toronto Police College, Persuasion-based Interviewing Course, May 18, 2017.

2017, June.  Moore, T. E.  Appraising Confessions.  Panel participant.  Canadian Psychological Association, Criminal Justice Psychology.  Psychological Issues in Criminal Cases: Factors that Influence the Risk of Wrongful Convictions, Toronto, June 10, 2017.

2017, Sept.  Moore, T. E.  Investigative interviews. Invited address at the Toronto Police College, Persuasion-based Interviewing Course, Sept. 14, 2017.

2017, Oct.   Moore, T. E. Expert opinion evidence & statement admissibility issues.  Invited lecture at  the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Wrongful Convictions (LAW542H1F), Oct. 4, 2017.   

2017, Dec.  Moore, T. E. Expert Evidence: Appraising Mr. Big Operations.  Invited address at Dalhousie University, Schulich School of Law, Evidence (LAWS2008). Dec. 1, Halifax. 

2017, Dec. Moore, T. E.  Investigative interviews and statement admissibility. Invited address at the Toronto Police College, Persuasion-based Interviewing Course, Dec. 14, 2017.      

2018, May   Moore, T. E. Preventing miscarriages of justice (with Stephanie Nowak, Innocence Canada). Invited address to the Canadian Police College, Major Crimes Investigative Techniques Course. Ottawa, May 7.

2018, June   Moore, T. E.  Memory in the criminal courts.  Invited presentation at University of Toronto at Mississauga Forensic Science Program, (Evidence, Law & Forensic Science in Canada (FSC360H5F), Erindale, June 6.

 2018, Oct    Moore, T. E.  Appraising Mr. Big Operations.  Invited address to symposium entitled "Undercover in the Netherlands with Mr Big '.  Utrecht, The Netherlands, Oct. 4. 

2019, May   Moore, T. E.  Poisoning the well: Sources of contamination in eye witness identifications. Invited address at InterForensics Conference, Justice and Society, Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 22, 2019.

 2019, May   Moore, T. E.  Lying for the truth:The perils of Mr Big operations. Invited address at InterForensics Conference, Forensic Science, Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 24, 2019.



    


 

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