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Law and the mental health system

Christopher Slobogin

Law and the mental health system

civil and criminal aspects

by Christopher Slobogin

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Published by Thomson/West in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mental health laws -- United States -- Cases,
  • Mental health personnel -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States -- Cases,
  • Mentally ill -- Commitment and detention -- United States -- Cases

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Christopher Slobogin, Arti Rai, Ralph Reisner.
    GenreCases
    SeriesAmerican casebook series
    ContributionsRai, Arti., Reisner, Ralph, 1931-, Reisner, Ralph, 1931-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF3828 .S59 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxlix, 1381 p. ;
    Number of Pages1381
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23541461M
    ISBN 109780314183644
    LC Control Number2009419336
    OCLC/WorldCa272690305

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