Quick Link Resource List for All Aspects of Mental Health Law – Civil and Criminal

TEXTBOOKs and PAPERs

The Guide to Mental Disorder Law in Canadian Criminal Justice

https://store.lexisnexis.ca/en/categories/shop-by-jurisdiction/federal-13/a-guide-to-mental-disorder-law-in-canadian-criminal-justice-skusku-cad-6766/details

The Guide to Consent and Capacity Law in Ontario

https://store.lexisnexis.ca/fr/categories/recherche-par-juridiction/ontario-10/a-guide-to-consent-capacity-law-in-ontario-2021-edition-skusku-cad-00934/details

TRAUMA INFORMED LAWYERING

PODCASTs and BLOGs

Anita Szigeti: I am this person’s lawyer.  

https://www.cowlinglegal.com/blog/women-leading-in-law-anita-szigeti

ORGANIZATIONS – MEMBERSHIP IS FREE – LAW STUDENTS WELCOME

LAMDA – LAW AND MENTAL DISORDER ASSOCIATION (CANADA)

On twitter @LAMDACANADA https://twitter.com/home

Apply for membership by completing this quick form: https://forms.gle/ewwPSUztzwrETcNBA

Contact the Exec at lamda.exec@gmail.com with a copy to student@asabarristers.com

WICCD – WOMEN IN CANADIAN CRIMINAL DEFENCE (CANADA)

On twitter @WICCD_Canada https://twitter.com/WICCD_Canada

Apply for membership by completing this quick form: https://forms.gle/RYv6381eTQBME3aK6

Contact the Exec at WICCD.womendefencelawyerscanada@gmail.com

For more info on WICCD see:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1wH7V2pYS1KQUb2R9zJVxK27AtHHJUNfq/view?usp=sharing

About anitaszigeti

• Called to the Bar (1992) • U of T Law grad (1990) • Sole practitioner (8 years) • Partner in small law firm (Hiltz Szigeti) since 2002 • Mom to two astonishing kids, Scarlett (8) and Sebastian (5) • (Founding) Chair of Mental Health Legal Committee for nine years (1997 to 2006) • Counsel to clients with serious mental health issues before administrative tribunals and on appeals • Former Chair, current member of LAO’s mental health law advisory committee • Educator, lecturer, widely published author (including text book on consent and capacity law) • Fifteen years’ experience as counsel to almost exclusively legally aided clients • Frequently appointed amicus curiae • Fearless advocate • Not entirely humourless
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