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LSLAP Manual: Mental Health Law

LSLAP Manual: Mental Health Law

This chapter is from the manual used by law students handling cases at the LSLAP program legal clinics. It provides an overview of the law governing mental health facility admissions/discharges, the rights of the mentally disadvantaged, and the implications of mental disorder in other areas of law.

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The Greater Vancouver Law Students’ Legal Advice Society
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manuals & books
LSLAP Manual, mental health, patient's rights, incapacity, capacity, human rights, wills, estates, involuntary admission, consent to treatment, fitness to stand trial
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