Law and Mental Health in Canada: Cases and Materials 9780433525165

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Table of contents :
Chapter 1 – Foundational Issues in Mental Health Law: Lived Experience, Access to Justice and Intersectionality

Chapter 2 – Civil Mental Health Law: Legal Concepts and Policy Considerations

Chapter 3 – Civil Commitment

Chapter 4 – Consent to Treatment

Chapter 5 – Guardianship and Powers of Attorney

Chapter 6 – Personal Health Information Protection

Chapter 7 – Mental Disorder and Criminal Justice

Chapter 8 – Fitness to Stand Trial

Chapter 9 – The Not Criminally Responsible Verdict

Chapter 10 – Criminal Code Review Boards – Part XX.1, the Mental Disorder Provisions: History, Structure and Foundational Concepts

Chapter 11 – Modern Review Board Law: s. 672.54 of the Criminal Code and Beyond

Chapter 12 – Dangerous Offender and Long-Term Offender Proceedings

Chapter 13 – Mental Health Considerations in Bail and Sentencing

Chapter 14 – Mental Health Courts and Specialized Courts

Chapter 15 – Indigenous Peoples and Mental Health Law

Chapter 16 – Introduction to Coroner’s Inquests in Ontario Involving Mental Health Issues

Chapter 17 – Public Interest Standing by People With Lived Experience of Mental Health Issues at Ontario Coroner’s Inquests – Part I: Recommendations From Inquests in Police-involved Deaths

Chapter 18 – Public Interest Standing by People With Lived Experience of Mental Health Issues at Ontario Coroner’s Inquests – Part II: Recommendations From Inquests in Institutional Deaths

Chapter 19 – Practicing Mental Health Law: Advocacy Tools, Trauma-Informed Lawyering, Empathy and Increasing Access to Justice

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