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Spring 2012
Apr 16,2014
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LAWS 332 - PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LAW
This course explores the complex relationship between psychology and the law, focusing on the historical development of this interdisciplinary field, the role of mental health professionals in the interrogation process, and the role of psychology and psychiatry in the trial process. Topics to be examined include coercion in the interrogation process, criminal profiling, the assessment of competence and sanity, as well as the role of psychologists and psychiatrists in shaping jury selection, influencing judges, presenting evidence and assessing risk and predicting future behavior in sentencing decisions.
0.000 TO 4.000 Credit hours
0.000 TO 4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Online Course

Law and Society Department

Course Attributes:
MJ-LAWS-Law & Society Elective

Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
      Undergraduate

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