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FPY 400 Advanced Forensic Psychology

An in-depth examination of empirical research and case law in Forensic Psychology. Emphasis will be placed on the critical analysis of empirical research as a way to better understand the role of psychology in the legal system. The course will cover keys areas that include (but are not limited to) eyewitness identification, child witnesses, jury decision making, and expert testimony. Prerequisite: successful completion of FPY 262 and PSY 295 with a C or better.