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PSYC 360 Psychology and Law (4)

In this course, we will examine how psychology interfaces with legal issues. Topics we will explore include: criminal responsibility, eyewitness memory and testimony, jury selection and jury decision-making, the insanity defense, involuntary civil commitment, forensic evaluation in cases of child sexual abuse, false confessions, profiling, and child custody determinations.

  • Prerequisite: PSYC 210
  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Goldberg Edelson

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