ICLE | Mental Health Issues in Criminal Defense
Mental Health Issues in Criminal Defense
On-Demand Seminar (Posted 10/18/16) | CLE: 0.75 | Level: Intermediate

Defense attorneys routinely represent clients with mental health issues which often go undiagnosed. Spot symptoms of mental illness and take advantage of available resources to both defend your clients and get them the help they need.

  • Distinguish between competence to stand trial and criminal responsibility
  • Research and obtain access to mental health courts and other resources
  • Prepare your client for presentencing interviews (PSIs) to avoid pitfalls
Available Formats
Joe Simon, Hon. Derek Meinecke, and Kathleen Schaefer discuss resources for criminal defendants with mental...
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