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Psychology & the Law
4 sem. hrs. Prereq.: PSYC 231, 235, or 248 and consent of the instructor. Not offered in 2012-2014.] Examines the application of psychological research and theory to significant legal and public policy questions using the case study method. Topics include the use of scientific evidence, expert testimony, statistics in the courts, children as witnesses, the reliability of eyewitness testimony, competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, divorce and child custody, and jury selection.
- Course number: PSYC-339
- Credits: 4.00
- Academic Level: Undergraduate
- Currently Offered: Yes
- Course Type: Lecture
Pre-requisite for this course