940 Mental Health Law - §008, Spring 2018

Categories: Health Law

Instructor(s) Van Rybroek, Gregory

Learning Outcomes - By the end of this course, students will
1. understand that there is a complex intersection between the law and mental health issues
2. understand the role of lawyers when there are criminal/civil issues involving mental health problems
3. understand several specific nettlesome psycho-legal topics, and how the legal system reaches dispositions in these areas
4. develop a deeper and more realistic portrayal of mental health law issues, and how lawyers work inside and around another paradigm in their representation of clients - i.e., mental health evaluation and treatment

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