Aug 05, 2020  
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PY 208 - Psychology and Law


This course addresses psychological knowledge as it pertains to law. Emphasis is in two broad areas. First, is presentation and critical analysis of the application of Psychology-based research to areas of law, such as the influence of sensation and perception on witness memory. Second, is the presentation of usual and customary practice of Psychology in areas of law, such as assessing police personality, jury selection, child abuse evaluations and effects of imprisonment on behavior.

Four credits.



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