Psychology and the Law

Dr. Erin Dupuis
College of Arts & Sciences

Service learning is optional for this course.

Time commitment: 20 hours

Transportation time credit
Taking more than one service learning class?

Learning objective: Students will develop an ability to think and act justly, especially in terms of how psychology relates to law (including issues regarding gender, race/ethnicity, and disability), by applying course concepts to a service learning experience.

Preapproved service learning placements:

Catholic Charities: Refugee Services
Hagar's House
New Orleans Family Justice Center
Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
Orleans Public Defenders
Wage Claim Clinic at the Workplace Justice Project


  1. Watch the video "Getting Started with Your Service Learning Placement."
  2. Take this quiz to make sure you know everything you need to know about the placement process.
  3. Get your placement on time.  Submit your acceptance form before the deadline.
  4. Document all your hours using a service learning timesheet. Submit timesheets to the service learning office twice per semester (midterm and last day of the semester). Check the Loyola Service Learning Calendar for deadlines.
  5. Know that your agency supervisor will submit a performance evaluation on your work at the end of the semester. This evaluation will be go to your professor and incorporated into your class grade.