CCJ 4037

Psychology and Law

Credits: 3; Prereq: CCJ 3024 and 3LS or 4LS major.

Application of behavioral science research and practice to the legal system. Topics include psychologists and the legal system; lawyers' socialization, training and ethics; legality, morality and justice; forensic assessment; the insanity defense; competence in the legal system; eyewitness identification; jury selection; theories of crime; and punishment and sentencing.