Jun 16, 2019  
2018-2019 Law Bulletin 
    
2018-2019 Law Bulletin
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LAW 6072 Forensic Psychology in Civil and Criminal Law

(2 hours)

This class considers the relationship between mental disability and the legal process. The issues covered include: involuntary civil commitment; rights of the institutionalized and formerly institutionalized patients; mental disability and tort law; mental disability and the criminal trial process; effective use of mental health experts in criminal and civil cases; psychological assessment and its evidentiary admissibility; and child custody issues of psychological evidence.

Suggested Requisite(s): LAW 5064  



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