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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
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PSY 330 Psychology and the Law

3 Credit(s)
This course explores the psychology of human behavior as applied to the law. It will compare psychological perspectives and emphasize the role of psychologists as expert witnesses in resolving legal conflicts. Topics include psychological research related to jury selection and deliberation, eyewitness testimony and identification; the recovered memory debate; assessment of competence, the insane, and involuntary commitment; and psychological aspects of criminal profiling. Prerequisites: PSY 101  and Junior/Senior class standing.