PsychologyPSYC 147A Psychology and Law

Current and future relationships between law and psychology, paying special attention to gaps between legal fictions and psychological realities in the legal system. Topics include an introduction to social science and law, the nature of legal and criminal responsibility, the relationship between the social and legal concepts of discrimination, and the nature of legal punishment.

Requirements

Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100; and PSYC 40 is highly recommended prior to taking this course. Enrollment is restricted to psychology, pre-psychology, and legal studies majors.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Craig Haney

Also offered as

LGST 147A

Requirements

PSYC 100 and PSYC 40 are recommended prior to taking this course. Enrollment is restricted to psychology, pre-psychology, and legal studies majors.