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Professor Judy Laing

Professor Judy Laing

Professor Judy Laing
LL.B., PhD(Leeds)

Professor of Mental Health Law, Rights and Policy

Chair in Law

Office 2.02
8-10 Berkeley Square,
Bristol, BS8 1HH
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 40093

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Judy Laing is Professor of Mental Health Law, Rights, and Policy in the School of Law at the University of Bristol. She has previously taught at Leeds, Liverpool and Cardiff universities. Her main research and teaching interests are in mental health law, policy and human rights. She has also written on the intersection between mental health and criminal law/justice. Her monograph Care or Custody? Mentally Disordered Offenders in the Criminal Justice System (Oxford University Press, 1999) was awarded a prestigious SLS prize for Outstanding Legal Scholarship by a Younger Scholar in 2000. Judy recently jointly edited and co-authored a ...

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