Competence in the Law: From Legal Theory to Clinical Application
John Wiley & Sons, Jul 10, 2008 - Psychology - 322 pages
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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From Legal Theory to Clinical Application Chapter 2 Criminal Competencies
From Legal Theory to Clinical Application Chapter 3 Competency and the Institutionalization of Persons by Reason of Mental Disability
From Legal Theory to Clinical Application Chapter 4 Competency and the Civil Law
From Legal Theory to Clinical Application Chapter 5 Conclusion
From Legal Theory to Clinical Application About the Authors
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