Law and Psychology

SLN #: 14832
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 021
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Demaine

Course Description:
This seminar provides students with an overview of classic and modern research in the field of law and psychology. Students should obtain an understanding of how psychology has been and could be used to inform law and social policy in a variety of civil and criminal domains.

No background in statistics or experimental methodology is required.

Students may take the seminar for two or three credits. Students who select the three-credit option will register for a one-credit independent study with Professor Demaine and write 25 additional pages during the semester.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Written Assignment: Weekly
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes, With Instructor's Approval*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes*
Skills Requirement: No
Note: Only one of the above listed requirements can be fulfilled with this course.
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 15
Final Exam Given: No
Mid Term Or Other Exam: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Participation Points: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Yes

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.