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Children and Law, an undergraduate workshop by Hayden Henderson
Oct 18, 2018 from 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
*The workshop is for undergraduate students interested in taking LAW 250 in the spring semester*
Hayden Henderson (PhD, Psychology, University of Cambridge) will discuss her research examining improvements in how lawyers question child victims in criminal court. This workshop will also serve as an introduction to the new undergraduate course offered by the USC Gould School of Law this spring: Law 250 Children and Law. The course will focus on the issues where children and the law intersect, including criminal allegations of child abuse; children's memory and decision-making abilities; juvenile delinquency; and children's and adolescents' false confessions. Law 250 Children and Law will be offered on Wednesday, 3:30-7:10pm, during the spring semester.
Transforming Criminal Justice
December 3, 2018
Philadelphia D.A. Larry Krasner, a former defense and civil rights attorney, talks reform
November 21, 2018
Prof. Jonathan Barnett keeps a bird's eye view on media, entertainment, and technology law trends