This subject focuses on the role of psychologists in relation to the practice of the law; decision making and behaviour of police, courtroom participants, and correctional personnel. It also covers police interrogation, police discretion, eye witness testimony, jury decision making, sentencing, and the negative psychological effects of imprisonment.
Students should note that this subject does not contribute to an Australian Psychological Society accredited major in psychology.
School of Psychology
* Police discretion * Eye witness testimony * Jury deliberation * Sentencing * Understanding competency, insanity and risk assessment * The psychological effects of imprisonment
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: January 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.