Categories: Health Law

Instructor(s)

Van Rybroek, Gregory

Course Data

Room 3253
W 5:00pm-7:00pm

Pass/Fail: Yes

Course Description

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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