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Seminar Guide - Law & Psychology

A guide to seminar-specific resources as well as general help writing a seminar paper.

Introduction to Law & Psychology

A study of the intersection between law and psychology, with particular emphasis on the application of forensic psychology in the criminal justice system. Specific issues addressed include, among other topics, the evidentiary standard governing the admissibility of scientific evidence, false confessions, eyewitness testimony, repressed memories, and sex offenders.

This guide will help you find books, databases and websites that are specific to the topic of your seminar, which will help you figure out where to begin your research. You'll also find resources on the basics of writing a seminar paper, including selecting a paper topic, performing a basic preemption check, understanding scientific articles, and improving your academic writing.

If you need further research assistance, please stop by the library reference desk or call 817-212-3805 for help or to make an appointment with a reference librarian.