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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.
Perlin, Michael L.; Champine, Pamela R.; Dlugacz, Henry A.; and Connell, Mary A., "Competence in the Law: From Legal Theory to Clinical Application (2008)" (2008). Books. 74.