LAW-2843 Mental Health Issues in Civil and Criminal Law

Ms. Karen Talley,

3 credits day; 3 credits evening.

Mental health issues arise in a variety of cases, both civil and criminal, faced by both private practitioners and attorneys working in the public sector. This course will offer practical information and tools in this complex area of the law, along with the history of criminal and civil mental health law in Massachusetts. The course will also examine current trends and issues in mental health law.

pointer    Elective Course

pointer    Meets Health/Biomedical Concentration Requirements

pointer    Take Home Exam Required

pointer    LLM Course

<<Course Updated: March 14, 2016>>