CRI365H1: Crime and Mind

Hours: 
36L

Legal, psychological and sociological understandings of issues in the criminal justice system, through a consideration of topics including: criminal intent, the Not Criminally Responsible on Account of Mental Disorder defence, the use of battered woman syndrome as part of a self-defence, infanticide, issues of transcultural psychiatry, and jury screening for bias.

Prerequisite: 

1.0 FCE from CRI205H1, CRI210H1, CRI225H1

Exclusion: 
Distribution Requirements: 
Social Science
Breadth Requirements: 
Society and its Institutions (3)