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Lecturer in Law- Mental Health Law

Law School Los Angeles, California

USC Gould School of Law is seeking an adjunct lecturer to teach Mental Health Law for the spring 2019 semester. This four-unit undergraduate course explores in the interrelationship of law and psychology in the civil mental health and criminal justice systems.  Issues covered include the nature of mental illness, civil commitment, right to refuse treatment, mental health services for children, discrimination, the insanity defense, competency to stand trial, and competency to be executed.

The course is taught at the university, and applicants must have a JD, at least five years of experience relevant to the subject matter, and must reside in the area.

This is a non-benefits eligible position.

USC values diversity in employment.

REQ20066661 Posted Date: 10/13/2018

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