LAWS 392 - Laws & Psychology
(3 cr.) The course will explore selected areas of interaction between the legal system and the psychology of human behavior. It will attempt to answer the questions: What does the science of psychology teach us concerning the goals which a legal system should strive to attain? and What limits does the legal system impose on what is permissible in tha name of social science research? Specific areas of study may include: the jury system, the control of human behavior and the crimminal law system, uses and abuses of psychological testing, the impact of laws on human behavior and the impact of public opinion on the law. Every Year, All

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