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Online - Law and Psychology – Harvard Secondary School Program

Online - Law and Psychology

College credit Needs based scholarship Academic Stem College access Non residential Competitive application process

Harvard Secondary School Program

Date/Time: Aug 29, 2022 - Oct 12, 2022     3:15pm - 6:15pm
Ages: 15-18
Cost: $3,500.00
Registration deadline: Aug 24, 2022

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This course compares legal and psychological approaches to human behavior and considers their interaction. Topics include criminal, ethnic, and racial profiling; true and false confessions; the insanity defense; civil and criminal commitment; expert witnesses; eyewitness identification and testimony; juries; punishment and rehabilitation; psychopaths and psychopathy; sexual behavior; and victimless crimes. It provides background in American law and in abnormal and forensic psychology and analyzes the roles of lawyers and of psychologists, in theory and in practice. It focuses on research in law and in psychology and neuroscience, and on case studies.


Secondary School Program
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Cambridge, MA 02118


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