Understanding Criminals’ Behaviors Through Body Language

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Faculty: Law
Department: Law
Type of the workshop: National workshop
The workshop in brief:

Body language cues like gestures, touch, body posture, and eye movement are mostly involuntary and there is a science to them which once understood in the context of the situation, simplify the process and result in a legal investigator being able to see through a criminals’ physical behavior. The seminar explained the basics of body language and unravel the secret body messages of criminals to equip our learners with the basic knowledge to assist them in an interview situation.

Participants: 19 Total, 11 Staff from the law department, 4 Staffs from other departments, 4 students from the law department.

Date and time: March 10, 2021.
Place: Tishk International University, Hall 401.

Session topics: 

  • Session 1: the importance of body language.
  • Session 2: the basics of body language to understand the body messages of criminals.

Presenters names and affiliations:

  • Dr. Fazil Al-Jaff, independent researcher.

Outcome of the workshop:

  • How to identify deception by paying attention to body language, speech, and facial expressions.
  • How to recognize crucial cues that offenders often display before acting out violently.