Symposium: Mental Health, Psychology and the Law: Introduction
University of Missouri - Kansas City Law Review, Reporter 82 UMKC L. Rev. 279 2014
5 Pages Posted: 3 Aug 2021
Date Written: July 8, 2014
The authors coordinated and edited a symposium law review issue on Mental Health, Psychology and the Law. The Introduction summarizes submissions that included a memoir from an author whose family members were consumers of mental health services, legal scholars and practitioners who use mental health evidence to defend clients facing the death penalty, and the duty of attorneys to tend to their own mental health care needs while dealing with these emotionally heavy issues.
Keywords: mental health, psychology, intellectual disability, schizophrenia, stress, gender, victims, death penalty, sentencing
JEL Classification: K14, Y20, z18, I14
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