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Law and Mental Health in Canada: Cases and Materials
Anita Szigeti and Ruby Dhand, General Editors and Authors
LexisNexis / Butterworths / Softcover / Jan 2023
9780433525165 (ISBN-10: 0433525169)
price: $135.00
450 pages
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Law and Mental Health in Canada: Cases and Materials brings together in a summary yet comprehensive way the field of mental health law. Examining both civil and criminal justice contexts in which mental health law is practised, this casebook is a complete guide for law students, articling students and new lawyers or lawyers newly interested in practising any aspect of mental health law anywhere in Canada.

Anita Szigeti is recognized as Canada’s leading expert in mental health law. She has litigated thousands of mental health cases at the tribunal level and on appeals at all levels of court for 30 years in Ontario and since 2014 in Nunavut. She is a widely published author, teacher and sought-after speaker on any topic related to mental health and the law.

Ruby Dhand, B.A. (Ontario), M.A. (Carleton), LL.B. (Ottawa), LL.M. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Osgoode), is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at Thompson Rivers University (TRU). Dr. Dhand is an award-winning teacher in the areas of human rights law, health law, mental health law and policy in Canada and community lawyering.

Contributors to the volume include Jennifer Chambers, Cassandra DeMelo, Carter Martell, Jacqueline Petrie, Sarah Rankin, Naomi Sayers, and Amy Shoemaker.

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