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Mental Health Conditions and Disorders in the Criminal Courts

Lecture 401, Fourth Floor

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The aim of this seminar is to discuss the ways in which the criminal justice system deals with defendants with mental health conditions and disorders, in order to prepare balanced responses to two current consultation papers: the CPS Draft Legal Guidance 2019 and the Sentencing Council’s consultation on sentencing offenders with mental health conditions or disorders.

Speakers:

Dr John Taylor - Professor of clinical psychology and consultant clinical psychologist

Vincent Ward - Barrister, New Park Court Chambers, Newcastle and Leeds

Registration and refreshments will be available in the Fourth Floor Corporate Hub from 5pm.

This seminar is being jointly run by the Medical and Mental Health Law Research Interest Group (MELRIG) and the Northumbria Centre for Evidenceand Criminal Justice Studies (NCECJS).

Contact nu.events@northumbria.ac.uk for any queries.

Event Details

Lecture 401, Fourth Floor
Business and Law Building, City Campus East
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE2 1UY


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0191 243 7542


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