Feb 27, 2024  
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CRJU 442 - Forensic Psychology and the Criminal Justice System


(3 units)

Prerequisites: A grade of “C” or better in CRJU 301 . CRJU majors and Forensic Studies minors only. Upper division standing.
An interdisciplinary examination of the relationship between psychiatry, clinical psychology, and the criminal justice system with regard to mentally-ill criminal offenders. Focus is on the legal standards for determining various criminal competencies, insanity, diminished capacity, and related defenses of excuse.