Jun 17, 2019  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog

PSYC 465 - Psychology and the Law (3 credits)


(Prereq: PSYC 101  or permission of the instructor) This course is designed to examine the multiple and ever-expanding roles that psychology plays in the legal/criminal justice system. Topics include legal procedural issues, pretrial publicity issues, jury selection, eyewitness identification and testimony, lineup procedures, presentation of scientific evidence, expert witnesses, jury decision-making, death penalty, and insanity pleas. S.