Law and the Mental Health System:Civil and Criminal Aspects / Edition 5

Law and the Mental Health System:Civil and Criminal Aspects / Edition 5

by Christopher Slobogin, Arti Rai
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314183647

ISBN-13: 9780314183644

Pub. Date: 10/30/2008

Publisher: West Academic

This leading textbook provides a comprehensive treatment of the law governing people with mental disability and the mental health professions. The fifth edition continues to provide teachable and thought-provoking legal, clinical and empirical materials for a number of different courses, including mental disability law, law and the mental health professions, and

Overview

This leading textbook provides a comprehensive treatment of the law governing people with mental disability and the mental health professions. The fifth edition continues to provide teachable and thought-provoking legal, clinical and empirical materials for a number of different courses, including mental disability law, law and the mental health professions, and criminal mental health law. New with this edition are extensive materials on the Virginia Tech shooting, the Supreme Court opinions in Clark v. Arizona, Panetti v. Quarterman, and Indiana v. Edwards and recent case law on the right to refuse treatment, as well as updates on federal confidentiality rules; expertise/Daubert issues; civil commitment; competency, sexual predator, and capital sentencing law; and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the ADA. Accompanied by a teacher's manual.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314183644
Publisher:
West Academic
Publication date:
10/30/2008
Series:
American Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1435
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.30(d)

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