Forensic Psychology & the Law
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Goals: To introduce students to the latest theory, research, and practice of forensic psychology in the criminal justice system. Content: This course examines the role that forensic psychology plays in the criminal justice system. Students will critically examine forensic psychology policy and procedure through a social scientific lens. Students will explore a variety of forensic psychology topics including assessment, expert testimony, psychopathy, the insanity defense, competency, lie detection, eyewitness identification, and sexual offenses. Prerequisite: CJFS 1120 or LGST 1110, or instructor permission Credits: 4
Peterson, Jillian, "CJFS3660-01.Forensic Psychology & the Law.Sp16.Peterson,Jillian" (2016). Syllabi. 6620.