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Spring 2015
5297 Law & Psychiatry - WINSLADE- 22597

Professor(s): William Winslade (DEPARTED)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Health Law 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  TH  Location: 4  BLB

Course Outline: Law & Psychiatry is a study of current topics in law and psychiatry, including civil commitment, right to treatment, right to refuse treatment, competency to stand trial, competence and cognitive impairment, the insanity defense, and the psychiatrist's role in the sentencing process.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   Please read "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova prior to the first day of class. Available in paperback on for less than $10.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Paper      

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

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Bar Course:

Course Materials (10/10/2014 3:47:46 PM)

Book(s) Required

Please make sure you read this book prior to the first day of class. Still Alice by Lisa Genova. Paperback available on for less than $10.