Sep 20, 2018  
College Catalog 2018-2019 
    
College Catalog 2018-2019

PSY 216 Psychology and Law: Forensic Psychology

Credits: (3)
An exploration of the issues and dilemmas created by the interaction between psychology and the law. Current psychological research and theory will be applied to evaluating the uses and abuses of the insanity defense; understanding, predicting and regulating violent behavior; the role of the psychologist as expert witness in civil and criminal cases; the application of psychological research to jury selection, trial techniques and the evaluation of evidence. Prerequisite(s): PSY 103 .