Categories: Health Law
Instructor(s)Van Rybroek, Gregory
Room 2211; in-person & remote synchronously.
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