Mental Health Law   [Archived Catalog]
2019-2020 Colleges of Law General Catalog

LAW 7220 - Mental Health Law

This course will address the role of lawyers in providing representation for clients with various forms of mental illness. Topics will include the history of development of mental health law in California with discussions dealing with civil, probate and criminal proceedings. Students will have the opportunity to listen to professionals in the field of mental health and the law, and will be required to prepare a variety of legal documents relevant to the course topics. Units: (1 unit)