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Welcome to the library guide for PSYCH 497A/CRIMJ 423/WMNST 423 at Penn State Berks.


Welcome! This library guide is for students in Dr. Russell's Forensic Psychology Class (PSYCH 445) and Crime and the American Court System (CRIMJ 432).

Check out Dr. Russell's article below for an example of an empirical article:

Expert testimony of the battered person syndrome, defendant gender, and sexual orientation in a case of duress: Evaluating legal decisions

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Brainstorming with professors and fellow students about my topic and keywords.: 3 votes (27.27%)
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