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FPSY 3039U – Children, Psychology and the Law


Through an examination of relevant psychological, criminological, and legal literature, this course will explore the manner in which children come in contact with the law. It will address a variety of issues pertaining to children’s diverse roles in the justice system as decision-makers, witnesses, victims, and perpetrators. Topics covered in the course may include: children’s memory and suggestibility, developmentally appropriate investigative interview techniques, juveniles’ culpability, and interrogation of juvenile suspects.
Formerly: PSYC 3039U
Credit hours: 3
Lecture hours: 3
Prerequisite(s): Third-year standing and PSYC 2010U .
Credit restriction(s): SSCI 3039U



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