Forensic Psychology [B]

An introduction to forensic psychology, the interface of psychology and law. The psychological underpinnings of the legal system, as well as the various roles and responsibilities of psychologists within the legal arena, are examined. Topics include insanity, competency, eyewitness identification, jury selection, capital punishment, violence and risk assessment, and child custody. Prerequisites: PSY 110

 

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