Forensic Psych

Children Who Kill

This is a powerpoint presentation I did with two group members in Fall 2011 about Children Who Kill. I specifically discussed the Thrill Kills and James Bulger case. Click on the link to check it out. This is my property, please do not steal! Hope you find it interesting!

 

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