Course Description:

PSPO 323 PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LAW This is a course that examines the application of psychological principles to the American legal system, including presentation of scientific evidence, analysis of the criminal and victim mind, jury selection and decision-making, malingering, various defense pleas, trials, persuasive tactics of lawyers, rights of the accused, expert witnesses, and eyewitness testimony. A mock trial may be presented to allow students to see psychological concepts in action. Prerequisite: PSYC 133. Three hours, Fall, Even Years

Credits:

3.0

Pre-Requisites:

PSYC133LEC

Co-Requisites: