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LSJ 437 A: Crime, Law, And Mental Illness

Meeting Time: 
MW 3:30pm - 5:20pm
Location: 
SAV 168
SLN: 
20482
Instructor: 
Abbey L Perkins
Catalog Description: 
Explores experiences of those with mental illness in the criminal justice system and involuntary civil commitment system. Emphasis on societal responses including the emergence of therapeutic courts and specialized police training. Examines how courts, legislature, and communities balance public safety and civil liberties. Offered: jointly with CHID 437/DIS ST 437.
GE Requirements: 
Diversity (DIV)
Individuals and Societies (I&S)
Other Requirements Met: 
Status: 
Active
Last updated: 
April 28, 2016 - 3:27pm
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