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French psychiatrist convicted of manslaughter

December 19th, 2012 by Vader

For failing to commit a dangerous patient.

Okay, I understand that issues of professional responsibility and the rights of the mentally ill can be complex. But this is what boggled my mind:    (more…)

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December 19th, 2012 11:20:15

A question of legal ethics

November 17th, 2011 by Vader

How far should a lawyer go to present his client’s case, when his client is clearly a delusional paranoid schizophrenic?

I’d snark that “legal ethics” was an oxymoron if I hadn’t known so many good and decent lawyers in my lifetime.

His Majesty: “The media nowadays make their money by presenting a freak show, so naturally it’s the freaks who find their way into the news.”

 

 

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November 17th, 2011 09:11:09