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2012-2013 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog

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CJ 644 - Forensic Behavior and Law

Forensic Behavior and Law examines the relationship among social/behavioral science research, law, and the legal system. Lectures and readings emphasis Supreme Court opinions where the Court has analyzed the use of social/behavioral science research. Research in criminal profiling, violence, eyewitness identification, criminal/civil competency, and jury selection is addressed. Offered winter semester of even numbered years. Prerequisite: Admission to GVSU graduate program or permission of MCJ Graduate Program Coordinator.

Credits: 3

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