This course involves the application of scientific and professional aspects of psychology to questions and issues relating to law and the legal system. This field encompasses contributions made in a number of different areas, including research, clinical practice and public policy, from a variety of perspectives within the field of psychology. This course introduces students to the major theories and research areas found within forensic psychology, and their application to a wide range of legal topics such as the insanity defence, criminal profiling, eyewitness testimony, interrogations, jury selection, and victim services.
Prerequisites: PSY-121 or 122

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