"The Insanity Defense: Past, Present, and Future Considerations for Psychiatry and the Law"

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Date: January 25, 2023
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Scott Hall Blue | Map
Category: Grand Rounds

 

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences

Chairman's Grand Rounds

Date: Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2022

Time: 1-2pm

Venue: Blue Lecture Hall-Scott Hall and Zoom

 

Speaker: 

Katherine Kelley, MD

Resident

General Psychiatry Residency Program

Dept. of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences

Wayne State University School of Medicine

 

Topic:

"The Insanity Defense: Past, Present, and Future Considerations for Psychiatry and the Law"

 Objectives: 

1. Explain how the insanity defense came to be, both worldwide and in the United States.

2.  Define the "Not Guilty by reason of insanity"(NGRI) statute in Michigan, and explain each component.

3.  Analyze intricacies of the NGRI assessment, including a case presentation. 

4.  Discuss biases and limitations in forensic and correctional psychiatry.

Contact

Michelle Trevithick
3135775283
mtrevith@med.wayne.edu

Cost

free
January 2023
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