Forensic Psychology's Role in the Legal SystemResources
• PSYC Discussion Participation Scoring Guide.
In this unit, you were introduced to forensic psychology as a subfield of psychology as well as how it relates to the legal system. For this discussion, respond to the following:
• Describe how mental illness is defined in the field of forensic psychology.
• Describe the role that psychology plays in the legal system.
Respond to at least two of your peers and expand on their insights related to mental illness or forensic psychology in our legal system.
Cite references in APA style.