PSYCHOLOGY AND LAW
Session
Full Term Session
Class Number
26032
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
1/19/2021 - 5/1/2021
Units
3 units
Grading
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Description
This course introduces the student to the contributions of psychiatry and psychology to the legal process. The role of the psychology expert in criminal proceedings, the problem of criminal insanity, the process of civil commitment, and the rights of those deemed to be mentally ill, are among topics to be examined. Students will be asked to read and analyze legal cases and scholarly discussions of these and other related issues. Actual observance of relevant courtroom proceedings will be arranged.
Class Attributes
Online
Class Notes

This is a CGS web course delivered entirely online through the CANVAS learning management system (LMS). The course consists of a combination of online and off-line activities and participation in asynchronous and/or synchronous meetings and discussions. Online interaction is required each week as outlined in the class syllabus and schedule. Students must have reliable internet access to take this course. Students complete the course requirements within one term and move through the course materials as a cohort.

The planned operational modality for this class is REMOTE. For more information please visit http://www.provost.pitt.edu/students/student-success-flexpitt/flex-pitt-guarded-risk-posture-all-students-remote/

Class Details
Instructor(s)
Jonathan Vallano
Meets
TBA
Meeting Dates
01/19/2021 - 05/01/2021
Room
WEB Based Class
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Location
Pittsburgh Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials
Textbooks to be determined
Enrollment Restrictions
College of General Studies
Available Seats: 0
Class Availability
Status
Closed
Seats Taken
25
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
25
Unrestricted Seats
0
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
1
Wait List Capacity
20