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NURS 7502 Case Studies in Forensics (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course uses a seminar format to make practical application of forensic cases, whether they are in the criminal, civil, juvenile or family court system. Content for the course will derive from legal cases and situations and include topics such as psychosis and the insanity defense, criminal profiling and ethics, standard of care and suicide, violence among school children, state of mind and killing, murder in the family, elder abuse, sexual abuse and outcome, DNA and the Innocence Project, wrongful conviction, depravity and evil, cyber-crimes, and bioterrorism.


Instructor(s): Ann Burgess

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Dec-13