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Fighting For Space

How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City's Struggle with Addiction

North America is in the grips of a drug epidemic. While deaths across the continent soar, Travis Lupick’s Fighting for Space explains the concept of harm reduction as a crucial component of … 408 View

Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

A Primer for Legal and Mental Health Professionals

Canada’s criminal courts have struggled to deal effectively with the increase in mentally disordered accused. In 2017, we mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the proclamation of Bill C-30, … ; 425 View

The Death of a Butterfly

Mental Health Court Diaries

Canada has seen a dramatic increase in the numbers of mentally ill people entering the criminal justice system. In Canada and the United States, mental health courts were introduced in the late … 252 View
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Basic Psychiatric Terms and Concepts

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter introduces basic terms and concepts within the discipline of psychiatry as they arise in the course of dealing with mentally disordered accused. ; 44 $4.40 Add
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Introduction

From: Fighting For Space

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In America today, overdose deaths are the highest they have ever been. Heroin has reached the middle class and suburban America. At the same time, public opinion has turned against the war on … 18 $0.18 Add
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Introduction

From: The Death of a Butterfly

The introduction discusses the mental health court, and its relationship with the mentally disordered accused from the perspective of Ontario Court Justice Richard D. Schneider. 7 $0.70 Add
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History

From: The Death of a Butterfly

Chapter 1 provides a history of the mental health court, and how the mental health court in Toronto came to be. This chapter also looks into the increase in the numbers of mentally ill people … 38 $3.80 Add
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Psychiatric Consultation and Evidence

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter provides an introduction to fundamentals of psychiatrict consultation and evidence, including the role of the psychiatric consultant, the psychiatrist-lawyer relationship, and uses … ; 27 $2.70 Add
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Toledo, Ohio

From: Fighting For Space

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The city of Toledo, Ohio, wakes up to a growing ‘public health crisis’. In 2014, over a thousand people died of heroin-related overdoses in the state of Ohio. A disproportionate … 20 $0.40 Add
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Children’s Rights and Health Law

The “Mature Minor” Rule Revisited

From: Children and the Law

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Review of the “mature minor” rule from the Supreme Court of Canada decision of A.C. v. Manitoba (Director of Child and Family Services). 17 $1.70 Add
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Fitness to Stand Trial

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter offers an introduction and brief history of the fitness to stand trial rules. ; 77 $7.70 Add
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Fitness to Stand Trial

From: The Death of a Butterfly

Chapter 2 discusses the significance of fitness to stand trial in legal proceedings. This is a routine practice in place to ensure that all accused are generally aware of their circumstances and … 39 $3.90 Add
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Hundred Block Rock

From: Fighting For Space

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In the 1990s and early 2000s, Bud Osborn was part of a grassroots group of addicts who transformed how the City of Vancouver treats people addicted to drugs. He helped pioneer North … 25 $0.50 Add
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A Chance Encounter

From: Fighting For Space

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This chapter retraces the early years of activists Liz Evans and Mark Townsend. Also the inception of The Portland Hotel at Downtown Eastside in Vancouver, which later evolved into PHS Community … 22 $0.44 Add
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Not Criminally Responsible and the Role of Schizophrenia

From: The Death of a Butterfly

Chapter 3 explores the role of schizophrenia and the issue of criminal responsibility. For an accused to be deemed not criminally responsible, the court has to find, based upon psychiatric … 85 $8.50 Add
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Pre-Trial Issues

From: Mental Disorder and the Law 2/e

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This chapter looks at pre-trial issues, including bail and psychiatric assessments. ; 10 $1.00 Add