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Competence in the Law From Legal Theory to Clinical Application

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ISBN-10: 1118662393

ISBN-13: 9781118662397

Edition: 2008

Authors: Michael L. Perlin, Pamela R. Champine, Henry A. Dlugacz, Mary Connell

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The best source for a comprehensive overview of mental competency in criminal, mental disability, and civil law, Competence in the Law prepares mental health professionals to assess questions of both civil and criminal competence and to counsel lawyers and judges in cases in which these issues are germane. A landmark contribution to forensic practice, this book equips you to expertly address critical issues faced in conducting assessments within the legal system.
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Book details

List price: $158.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/29/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 312
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.21" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Michael L. Perlin is a Professor of Law at New York Law School (NYLS), Director of NYLS's Online Mental Disability Law Program, and Director of NYLS's International Mental Disability Law Reform Project in its Justice Action Center.Pamela Champine is a Professor of Law at New York Law School, specializing in wills and trusts and related personal affairs.HENRY A. DLUGACZ is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at New York Medical College. He is an attorney, psychiatric social worker, and consultant specializing in mental disability issues.Mary Connell is a forensic and clinical psychologist in independent practice in Fort Worth, Texas. She works in a range of…