Psychiatry and Law

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Course Number:
LAW 558

Credit Hours:
2 or 3 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*. This course examines the relationship between law and psychiatry, including commitment procedures, the attorney’s role in commitment hearings, delivery of legal services to patients confined to mental institutions and the substantive rights of such patients. Satisfies perspective elective requirement. A paper option may be made available in this course.

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