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2018-2019 Catalog
SOP 3751: Psychology and the Law

Course Description for Psychology and the Law

SOP3751: Psychology and the Law
3

Description: This course is an introduction to the study of the legal system from a psychological perspective. The course will use psychological concepts and methods to aid in the understanding of the legal system. Topics include theories of criminal behavior, victimization, law enforcement, the jury trial, witnesses, verdict and sentencing, mental illness, corrections, and family law.