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Law And The Mental Health System

Author : Christopher Slobogin
ISBN : 0314267298
Genre : Law
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This text has become the leading casebook on mental health law because of its wide-ranging, in-depth coverage of how the legal system responds to the challenges posed by persons with mental disorders. Continuing the tradition established in previous editions, the book features a sophisticated interdisciplinary treatment of the law and literature relating to the regulation and potential liability of the mental health professions, the government's authority to deprive people with a mental disorder of their liberty and property and limits on that authority, and the government's efforts and obligation to provide assistance to people with a mental disorder and to protect them from discrimination. The content of the new edition is immensely enhanced by the addition of two new authors, Thomas L. Hafemeister, J.D., Ph.D., a law professor and psychologist who has taught at numerous law schools, including most recently the University of Virginia, and Douglas Mossman, M.D., a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. They join Christopher Slobogin, J.D., LL.M., the Milton Underwood Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School, who was a co-author on previous editions of the book, and Ralph Reisner, Professor of Law, Emeritus, University of Illinois-Champaign College of Law, one of the initial authors of this casebook. Chapter One of the book provides a primer on mental disorders, mental health treatment and the professionals who provide it, and the complicated mechanisms for financing mental health care. The remaining four chapters of Part I of the book examine the law regulating the mental health professions, including administrative licensing, malpractice law, informed consent doctrine, and confidentiality and privilege rules (including a detailed treatment of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)). Part II explores how the law affects the liberty and property interests of people with a mental disorder in five chapters entitled "Mental Health Professionals and Expertise," "Mental Disorder and Criminal Law," "Civil Commitment," "Competency Determinations," and "Post-Commitment Issues." Part III consists of two chapters that discuss the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Social Security law, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Fair Housing Act (FHA). Finally, an appendix contains updated diagnostic information from the newly published DSM-5.

Law And The Mental Health System

Author : Ralph Reisner
ISBN : STANFORD:36105043850663
Genre : Law
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Wrightsman S Psychology And The Legal System

Author : Edith Greene
ISBN : 9781285500218
Genre : Education
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WRIGHTMAN'S PSYCHOLOGY AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM shows you the critical importance of psychology's concepts and methods to the functioning of many aspects of today's legal system. Featuring topics such as competence to stand trial, the insanity defense, expert forensic testimony, analysis of eye witness identification, criminal profiling, and many others, this best-selling book gives you a comprehensive overview of psychology's contributions to the legal system, and the many roles available to trained psychologists within the system. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Sex Offenders

Author : Fabian M. Saleh M.D.
ISBN : 0198039336
Genre : Medical
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This comprehensive reference by nationally recognized experts provides an interdisciplinary overview of existing knowledge about sex offenders. It provides in-depth coverage of the problem of identification, risk assessment and management, treatment, and legal solutions. It seeks to ensure public safety while at the same time maintaining medical integrity and respect for due process. The book is intended for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and researchers who work with sex offenders, as well as attorneys, members of the judiciary, and policymakers.

Legal Control Of Water Resources

Author : Joseph L. Sax
ISBN : 031416314X
Genre : Law
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Legal Control of Water Resources highlights the cutting edge issues of water law, while providing a comprehensive survey of the field. The book has been thoroughly updated major water marketing developments. There is extended coverage of ongoing efforts to settle Indian water rights claims. Finally, the new edition will include revised introductory materials on topics such as climate change and desalination developments. to reflect major new court decisions and legislation. The Fourth Edition deals with cutting-edge issues such as interstate water disputes on the Great Lakes, the Rio Grande, and in the Southeastern United States. New material has been added on water and urban growth management, environment/property rights conflicts, and

Mental Disability Law

Author : Michael L. Perlin
ISBN : STANFORD:36105063987387
Genre : Law
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This casebook covers all of constitutional civil mental health law, including involuntary civil commitment, the right to refuse treatment, and the rights of persons with mental disabilities in community settings. Perlin also addresses federal statutory rights, including, but not limited to, the Americans with Disabilities Act; other civil mental health issues, including tort law; and the criminal trial process, including all aspects of competency, the insanity defense, self-incrimination, confessions, the death penalty, and sentencing and post-sentencing issues. Important Supreme Court decisions that have been handed down since the first edition (Olmstead v. L.C., Tennessee v. Lane, Kansas v. Crane, Sell v. United States, and Atkins v. Virginia) are all given extensive attention.Mental Disability Law not only teach students the relevant doctrine and theory, but also give them an understanding of why the cases were decided as they were. Questions after all major sections encourage the teacher to direct students to think about the social, political, and behavioral forces that led to many of the decisions in question.

Inside Forensic Psychology

Author : Tiffany R. Masson
ISBN : 9781440803048
Genre : Psychology
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The rich case material in this unique book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of a wide variety of forensic psychology topics through the perspective of the psychologist working with these individuals. • Includes detailed case material that brings to life core concepts in forensic psychology and documents the clinical thinking and mindset of a psychologist as they meet with the patient, work in the court system, and write the court report • Encourages readers to use their critical thinking skills through the presentation of core forensic psychology concepts throughout the clinical cases • Addresses a subfield of psychology that is one of the best-paying and increasingly popular areas of specialization within professional psychology and is gaining awareness in the general population due to popular media such as movies, television shows, and fictional books that feature forensic psychology-themed storylines

The Law And Legal System Of The United States

Author : Thomas Schoenbaum
ISBN : 1634596897
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Intended for non-lawyers, graduate and undergraduate students as well as foreign-trained law professionals, this book provides a unique and comprehensive introduction to the entire corpus of United States' law, through succinct and cogent notes as well as excerpts from both famous cases and recent cases. Divided into three parts, Part I of this book covers the history of the development of U.S. law, legal methodology, criminal and civil legal process, and how federalism permeates multiple aspects of U.S. law; Part II deals with constitutional law, fundamental rights and administrative law; Part III covers private law, including contracts, torts, family law, wills and trusts, property, commercial law and company law.

Researching Resilience

Author : Linda Liebenberg
ISBN : 9780802094704
Genre : Social Science
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Researching Resilience challenges this tendency to pathologize youth, and marks a profound shift in research methods from the study of disorder to the study of well-being.

International Banking Law

Author : V. Comizio
ISBN : 1634597613
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This is the first major casebook devoted to international banking law. It examines cutting edge legal and regulatory developments in international banking law, as focused through the business and structural means by which banks conduct international activities--the business of international banking. In doing so, the book highlights the fact that, as international banking has grown and increasingly plays a key role in the international economy, so have practical and policy concerns arisen that have caused an increasing need and support for international banking laws and regulation. The book presents the practical aspects of legal issues that arise in the most common international banking transactions, including the legal role of international banks in letters of credit transactions, international loan syndications and international deposit transactions--so called "ringfencing" of deposits. In so doing, the book seeks to engage the student to understand the respective roles, responsibilities and liabilities of banks associated with these transactions, and the related regulatory concerns reflected in banking laws, regulations and policies. This book also explores international banking regulation, including an analysis of the international principles of bank supervision and the evolving work and influence of the Basel Committee on Bank Regulation and Supervision and regulation of U.S. banks in foreign markets. Significantly, it examines critical international banking legal issues and policies in the context of the recent global financial crisis, government "bailouts" and global financial regulatory reform initiatives responding to the crisis, the causes of the global financial crisis, government reactions and perceived weaknesses in the international financial regulatory system, and regulatory reform covering the Dodd-Frank Act, G-10 and Basel Committee reform initiatives. The book also examines the regulation of foreign banking organizations in the U.S. under the Federal Reserve Board's Regulation K and International Banking Act, Foreign Bank Supervision and Enhancement Act and related laws and regulations. Also, the book analyzes current legal and regulatory developments in anti-terrorism, money laundering, and embargo laws as relates to international banking operations. Finally, the book covers the "single rulebook" banking regulation of the European Monetary Union--the first transnational regulation of international banking. The book also presents emerging ethical considerations in international banking law practice, and the implications of relevant ethical guidance by the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association.

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