Intersection of Mental Health and Criminal Law

Given the prevalence of people with mental illness in the criminal justice system, it is important for criminal law practitioners to understand the interaction between mental health and criminal law and how to effectively advocate for mental health rights. This webinar will explore topics including:

  • Criminal Code provisions and key case law governing fitness to stand trial
  • The impact of mental health in sentencing
  • Procedure and strategies when advocating for clients dealing with mental illness
  • An overview of the Mental Health Court in Edmonton
Program Details

Date: February 9, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Price: $95


Amna Qureshi, Legal Aid Alberta

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