Representing People with Mental Disabilities
Representing People with Mental Disabilities: A Criminal Defense Lawyer's Best Practices Manual, edited by Elizabeth Kelley. It contains chapters devoted to a variety of issues confronted by people with mental disabilities in the criminal justice system such as Competency, Sanity, Malingering, Neuroscience, Jail and Prison Conditions, Working with Experts, and Risk Assessment. Chapters are written by academics, mental health experts and criminal defense lawyers. In the introduction, Elizabeth writes that "This is the resource I wish I had had many years ago."