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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.
This course explores how cognitive, social & clinical psychology are used in law. Law makes many assumptions about human psychology, and lawyers and judges regularly rely on psychological research in their cases. The course examines the psychology underlying criminal confessions; children's testimony; the insanity defense; risk assessment; judge and jury decision making; criminal punishment; constitutional law; and common law (tort, contract, and property) disputes. The course assesses the use and misuse of psychology in these subjects.
When Offered Fall.
Permission Note Enrollment limited to: undergraduates.
Distribution Category (SBA-AS, SSC-AS)
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Stdnt Opt(Letter or S/U grades)
Class Number & Section Details
- TR Myron Taylor Hall 184
- Aug 22 - Dec 5, 2022
Instruction Mode: In Person
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