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Diverse Directions in Forensic Psychology

Friday, March 16, 2018
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
113 West 60 St., Room 1022
113 West 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
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What is the current status and likely future of psychology as applied to law? As part of the Fordham Law-Psychology Seminar, this forum brings together three experts to describe their current work in forensic psychology. Each presentation is 20 minutes and will allow time for discussion afterwards.

Professor Robert Emmons, J.D., Fordham University

Welcome Address
Harold Takooshian, Ph.D., Fordham University
Rafael Art Javier, Ph.D., American Board of Professional Psychology and St. John’s University

Alienists in 19th Century New York
Greg Olliver, Producer/Director of the Branded Documentary Series Promoting The Alienist on TNT

The Accused
Rectifying False Confessions
Jeffrey Deskovic, Founder and President, Jeffrey Deskovic Foundation for Justice 

Understanding Homicide Activism
Melissa Leeolou, Fordham University followed by case studies of homicide activists

Cory H. Morris, J.D., Social Justice Attorney

Beverages will be served. All are welcome. This forum is hosted by the Fordham-LC Law-Psychology seminar, in cooperation with MPA, SPSSI-NY, and the NYSPA Forensic Division. For more details, go to, or contact

This event is open to alumni, faculty/staff, students, and the public.