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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Forensic Psychology (FORP)
FORP
6102
Psychology and the Legal System II
Psychology/Legal System II
Summer 2014
3
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Lecture
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FORP 6101
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25
Dr. Richard Cooter, Dr. Heather Zelle, Nick Xenakis
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Students will be introduced to basic legal research with an emphasis on developing an ability to read and understand primary legal materials. Legal concepts of criminal competence and legal insanity are discussed. Constitutional notions of due process and fair treatment as they pertain to the mentally ill, developmentally disabled and children are reviewed with an emphasis on their evolution and current trends. The concept of dangerousness as it applies in both criminal civil commitment and sex offender commitment proceedings is reviewed.


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