Catalog Year : 2019-20


Criminology

Criminology


CRIM 3900 E01 - Socl Sci. and the Legal Sys
Credits: 3.00
Critically examines the relationships between the social sciences and the legal system with particular attention to the participation of mental health professionals in the resolution of legal issues. Analyzes select socio-legal controversies that lie at the forefront of this emerging interdisciplinary relationship. Specific topics addressed include: the prediction of dangerousness; competency to stand trial, be executed, represent oneself, and refuse treatment; the insanity defense; jury selection; jury decision-making; eyewitness testimony and accuracy concerns; and the testimony of children in court.

Lecture: 3.00
College: College of Social Sciences
Department: Criminology
Campus Distance Learning Technology
Instructor(s):TBA Open Seats:
Pre-requisites: CRIM 1100
Additional Information: Instructional Method: Entirely at a distance (E)
100% online. No face-to-face meetings required.
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