About USC Gould
USC Gould is a top-ranked law school with a 115-year history and reputation for academic excellence. We are located on the beautiful 228-acre USC University Park Campus, just south of downtown Los Angeles.
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Child Interviewing Seminar (Spring 2019)
- Course Number: LAW-701
- Class Number: 03374
- Instructor: Thomas D. Lyon
Students will learn how to effectively interview child witnesses. They will learn the details of a structured protocol for interviewing children, and will understand the psychological research and the legal rules that underlie the protocol. On a weekly basis they will practice interviewing with children enrolled in local schools. Videotapes of these interviews will be peer-reviewed by current and future seminar members. Course enrollment is limited to students with prior experience in working with children and with written permission from the instructor.
- Unit Value: 2
- Grading Options: Numerical or CR/D/F
- Exam: Presentation
- Writing Requirement: No
- Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: yes
- Participation: Required
- Pre-requisites: Prior experience in working with children; written permission from instructor
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