Competence in the Law: From Legal Theory to Clinical Application

Competence in the Law: From Legal Theory to Clinical Application

Author(s): Michael L. Perlin, Pamela R. Champine, Henry A. Dlugacz, Mary A. Connell

Published Online: 4 JAN 2012 10:31AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470144206

Online ISBN: 9781118269916

DOI: 10.1002/9781118269916

About this Book

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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