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Minding Justice - Laws that Deprive People with Mental Disability of Life and Liberty
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Preface 1. The Clinical and Legal Landscape Part I: The Punishment Model 2. The Insanity Defense 3. Mental Disability and the Death Penalty Part II: The Prevention Model 4. A Jurisprudence of Dangerousness 5. The Civilization of the Criminal Law Part III: The Protection Model 6. Competency in the Criminal Process 7. Treatment Decision-Making Conclusion: Rethinking Legally Relevant Mental Disorder Notes Index

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With penetrating analysis and startling originality, Slobogin examines the underpinnings of mental health law, cutting across both criminal and civil domains, to propose a provocative restructuring of legal doctrine. This extremely well-written book is a superb example of interdisciplinary scholarship, combining philosophical, legal, and clinical insights in a new synthesis. -- Bruce J. Winick, Professor of Law and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami Slobogin's book is a tour de force on issues concerning interventions into the lives of those with mental illness. -- Elyn Saks, Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Gould School of Law, University of Southern California

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Christopher Slobogin is Milton Underwood Professor of Law and Professor of Psychiatry at Vanderbilt University.

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With penetrating analysis and startling originality, Slobogin examines the underpinnings of mental health law, cutting across both criminal and civil domains, to propose a provocative restructuring of legal doctrine. This extremely well-written book is a superb example of interdisciplinary scholarship, combining philosophical, legal, and clinical insights in a new synthesis. -- Bruce J. Winick, Professor of Law and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Miami
Slobogin's book is a tour de force on issues concerning interventions into the lives of those with mental illness. -- Elyn Saks, Orrin B. Evans Professor of Law, Psychology, and Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at the Gould School of Law, University of Southern California

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