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Mental Health Law: The Civil Context (20 credits) (Module)

Module description

In the UK, as in many other jurisdictions, the law makes special provision for people with mental disorder. The principles underpinning the law relating to people with mental disorder are introduced and you consider the rationale and possible justification for this special legal provision. Concentration is on the law relating to non-offender patients and examines the relationship between mental health law and the law relating to those who lack capacity.

Staff information

Mr Alex Ruck Keene

Teaching pattern

Not applicable

Module assessment - more information

2 hour written examination


Optional module for

Key information

Module code 7FFLG547

Credit level 7

Assessment written examination/s

Credit value

Semester Full-year

Study abroad module No