July 21, 2018

Shelf Number: 0700 - 01

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National Benchbook on Psychiatric and Psychological Evidence and Testimony

This benchbook is designed to aid decision-making and to enhance courtroom diagnosis and assessment regarding admissibility of evidence, problems of minors and the many critical standards of commitment, incompetency, dangerousness and responsibility, in both civil and criminal cases. The benchbook focuses on three critical issues in adult mental health law: civil and criminal competency; dangerousness to self or others; and criminal responsibility.

Available Media: Print

Faculty Author: John W. Parry

Producer: American Bar Association

Source: SJI