LGP 963 (01) - Law and Mental Health

Law and Mental Health

Credits: 2.0
Term: Spring 2021 - Law (01/20/2021 - 05/14/2021)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 54198
This two-credit course, meeting on selected Mondays (and one Saturday), equips students to manage all phases of legal proceedings in which mental health evidence and testimony are utilized. Students will review theories of law and mental health; assessment, treatment, credentialing, ethics, and practice standards; competency, sanity, and commitment proceedings; mental injury, antidiscrimination, and educational entitlements; delinquency, abuse/neglect, and child custody determinations; and practical aspects of forensic consultation, expert witness retention, and the lawyer?s own mental health. Open to all except 1Ls. Grading Information: Final examination= 80%; Class Preparation and Participation= 20%.
Instructors: Eric Drogin

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
1/20/2021 5/14/2021 M 5:30pm - 9:00pm UNHL 227