Deirdre M. Smith

University of Maine School of Law

Professor

246 Deering Avenue

Portland, ME 04102

United States

http://mainelaw.maine.edu/faculty/profile/smith-deirdre/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

8

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Scholarly Papers (8)

1.

The Paradox of Personality: Mental Illness, Employment Discrimination, and the Americans With Disabilities Act

George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal, Vol. 17, p. 79, 2006
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 17 May 2006 Last Revised: 09 Nov 2008
Deirdre M. Smith
University of Maine School of Law
Downloads 392 (72,698)

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disability, mental illness, psychiatry, personality disorder, discrimination, employment, Americans with Disabilities Act

2.

Diagnosing Liability: The Legal History of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Temple Law Review, Vol. 84, No. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 28 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 21 Nov 2011
Deirdre M. Smith
University of Maine School of Law
Downloads 282 (105,253)

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PTSD, posttraumatic, evidence, psychiatry, diagnoses, DSM, causation

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Who Says You're Disabled? The Role of Medical Evidence in the ADA Definition of Disability

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 82, p. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 09 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 21 May 2010
Deirdre M. Smith
University of Maine School of Law
Downloads 203 (146,366)

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ADA, disability, discrimination, medical evidence, summary judgment

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The Disordered and Discredited Plaintiff: Psychiatric Evidence in Civil Litigation

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, p. 749, 2010
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 May 2009 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2010
Deirdre M. Smith
University of Maine School of Law
Downloads 201 (147,679)
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psychiatry, evidence, mental illness, stigma, credibility

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Dangerous Diagnoses, Risky Assumptions, and the Failed Experiment of 'Sexually Violent Predator' Commitment

67 Oklahoma L. Rev. 619 (2015)
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 11 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2015
Deirdre M. Smith
University of Maine School of Law
Downloads 195 (151,943)

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civil commitment, psychiatry, psychiatric evidence, due process, sex offenders

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An Uncertain Privilege: Implied Waiver and the Evisceration of the Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege in the Federal Courts

DePaul Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 79, 2008
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 30 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 15 Feb 2009
Deirdre M. Smith
University of Maine School of Law
Downloads 160 (181,029)
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evidence, mental health, psychotherapist-patient privilege, waiver

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From Orphans to Families in Crisis: Parental Rights Matters in Maine Probate Courts

68 Me. L. Rev. 45 (2016)
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 16 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2016
Deirdre M. Smith
University of Maine School of Law
Downloads 77 (305,237)

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minor guardianship, family law, family courts, probate courts, jurisdiction, court reform

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Keeping It in the Family: Minor Guardianship As Private Child Protection

Connecticut Public Interest Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 20 Mar 2019
Deirdre M. Smith
University of Maine School of Law
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minor guardianship, kinship care, child protection, child welfare, dependency, foster care, family law, parental rights, grandparents, relative caregivers