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Fordham University
Fall 2014, PSYC4340.1
[EP4, Senior values seminar]
Harold Takooshian, PhD
office 916F 636-6393/ 6391
[email protected]
Tue 5-6, Fri 4-5, & by appt.
Robert Emmons, JD
office 916A 212-661-7300
[email protected]
[email protected]
Law & psychology **
Readings: E. Greene, & K. Heilbrun (2014/2011).
Wrightsman’s psychology and the legal system. (8/7 ed.) Belmont CA: Wadsworth.
www.coursesmart.com/9781133956563?__professorview=false&__hdv=6.8
plus selected articles.
Reference: S.M. Fulero & L.S. Wrightsman (2009).
Forensic psychology (3 ed.). Belmont CA: Wadsworth. [454 p.]
L.S. Wrightsman, A.L. Batson, & V.A. Edkins. (Eds.). (2004).
Measures of legal attitudes. Belmont CA: Wadsworth. [31 scales]
www.ap-ls.org
www.apa.org
www.spssi.org/ny
http://astcweb.org
Fridays 6-8:45 pm, room 816
Sep 5
12
Introduction; legal research
1-24
[9:50 am] Bronx Criminal Court visit
19
Policework, law, behavioral science
Takooshian'81
25-44, 174-179; Basler'80; Wolinsky'82; Beavers'99
Caffrey’11; Takooshian'12a
69-92; Knapp'72; Rabasca'00; Takooshian’07
26
Jeffrey Deskovic: "False Confessions"
Deskovic'07; Takooshian'12b; Yaniv'14
Victims of crime
119-131; Rieff'77; Symonds'80 [practice exam]
The concerned citizen
O'Connor'84; Bodinger'82; Bassiouni'83; Angels'93;
Bellune'81; Takooshian'83; Barsumyan'92
The criminal justice process
Oct 3
*10
Kevin Cook, "Kitty Genovese: 50 years later"
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E X A M 1.
24
Evidence & Law:
Witnesses, confessions, entrapment
93-108 witness; 162-173 confess; Kassin’12
Buckhout'75; Wells'00; Emmons'10
31
Evidence & Science:
Hypnosis, polygraph
146-154 profile, 154-162 deception;
Frye'23; Gentile'79
Nov 7
The court in principle
188-196 trial; 266-283 jury; US v Wade'64
14
The court in practice
294-318 juries; 283-286 jury work;
Andrews'82; Seltzer-06
21
Corrections
45-68 crime; 319-328 corrections
28
[ THANKSGIVING ]
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Dec 5
[Open session]
12
[Open session]
19
E X A M 2.
** The course grade is based on the 2 of these 3 scores (50% each): 2 exams equally, and one
optional research report (due Dec 12). Class participation and exercises are taken into account.
This schedule is flexible, to allow for class discussion and guest speakers.
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