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NACDL - 2018 Fall Meeting and Seminar

Time: October 24-27, 2018
Location: Savannah, GA

NACDL will present Decoding & Litigating Mental Health Issues at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah Georgia. Experts estimate that between 55 and 75% of all incarcerated people suffer from mental health issues. Decoding the defenses and untangling issues of competence begins the moment you meet a mentally ill client and the work continues until the case is finally resolved, whether by verdict, sentence, or dismissal. The cases are complex, the clients are challenging, and the stakes are high. The nation’s top experienced lawyers, scientists, and doctors with expertise in mental health issues will cover issues ranging from competence to insanity defenses, jury selection and persuasion, and sentencing. 

Program agenda, online registration and additional information available here.