CRM 368 Defendant Assessment in the Legal System

This course will focus on the various ways defendants are assessed and evaluated within the legal system (e.g., competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, juror evaluation, etc.). Emphasis will be placed on social science research across several disciplines (e.g., criminology, psychology, sociology, etc.) to achieve a better understanding of defendant assessment issues.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

CRM 230, CRM 231, CRM 238, and CRM 260 (all with grades of C- or higher).

General Education

Offered

  • Irregular