There are nearly as many intersections between law and psychology as there are areas of policy regulation. Conflict resolution and negotiation; judgment and decision-making capacity; prejudice and stereotyping; criminal responsibility; competency; assessment of evidence, including the reliability of eyewitnesses, and lie detection; hedonics; developmental psychology and educational policy; addiction and drug policy—these are just a few of the frontiers open to scholars and practitioners educated in both law and psychology.
Stanford has a rich tradition of collaboration between its psychology department and law school, with faculty members co-authoring publications, and students working together and enrolling in interdisciplinary programs. Stanford’s psychology department has long been considered the strongest in the nation, with an atypical breadth of scholarly strength that supports a wide range of student interests. Stanford is also one of the nation’s leading centers for neuroscience research, bringing together biologists, psychologists, social scientists, and policymaker-lawyers to deepen our understanding of the brain.
Students pursuing a JD/PhD in law and psychology generally go on to academic careers in law schools, psychology departments, policy jobs, and think tanks. However, issues pursued through this joint degree program are also highly relevant to legal practice. Every day, litigators and negotiators make strategic decisions based on accounts of human decision-making. Those who regulate markets make decisions based on accounts of how people process distinct sorts of information. Those who work with medical ethicists make judgments that depend on assumptions about competency or the nature of pain.
Students must have completed a year of law school before entering the psychology department or have completed a year of psychology graduate school before applying to the law school.
As many as 54 quarter units of approved courses may be counted toward both degrees. No more than 31 quarter units of approved courses that originate outside the law school may count toward the law degree.
The maximum number of law school credits that may be counted toward the PhD in psychology is the greater of: (i) 36 quarter units; or (ii) the maximum number of units from courses outside the department that PhD candidates in psychology are permitted to count toward the PhD under general psychology department guidelines or in the case of a particular student’s individual program.How to get faster at running? What are the gender of nouns and their meaning? what is the safest place for a domestic helper What is a unicorn sexuality meaning? Humor you know you're getting old when your compared to a q-tips? Where are tips shown in postmates? What does this quote mean? What is the meaning of a new moon? How long does your tips certification last? What are the chakras? What is volume in stocks? What does abrupt mean? What is the meaning of b2b sales? How to get nicotine tricks? How to turn off tips in runescape? How to kiss perfect tips ebook? What does doj stand for? How to make a wreath with mesh? how to make box hamburger helper What are the 3 credit bureaus? Who scored most hat tricks in premier league? What does 303 mean? What was the meaning of bird box? How to backpack sea tips? Why dont you perform 51 tricks on me? How to clean diamond earrings? What does 1111? What stores are open on thanksgiving day? What does gestation mean? Tips for an 80 year woman who wants to learn to bowl? what does it mean for a helper t cell to be acd4 t cell How to learn magic tricks? What is monkeypox? How to restart hp laptop? Tips on how to troubleshoot a gomco? Tips and tricks on how to beat the enderdragon? What countries are in nato? What does manifest mean? What does ims mean? What does the name asher mean? What does nhs stand for? How to make eggs? What is the meaning of riana? What does sticky discharge mean? What does uncured hot dogs mean?