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Practical concerns and challenges

Dr Latham discusses some frequently used tools to assess mental health difficulties, how the expert evidence is presented, and challenges faced.

Dr Latham sheds light on barriers that experts may face in giving oral evidence in court, the specific issues of mental health experts addressing reform, and then some thoughts about the limitations of the system in considering expert mental health evidence.

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Forensic Mental Health and Criminal Justice

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