Going on Thursday, November 7th, at King’s: Genevra Richardson on ‘Mental Disability and Human Rights’

We are delighted to announce the next session of the new KCL-UCL joint “Bioethics colloquium” seminar series this Thursday, November 7th. Genevra Richardson will give a talk on: Mental disability and human rights: can principle ever serve global reality?

GenevraGenevra Richardson is Professor at King’s College, London, where she arrived in 2005. Prior to King’s Genevra had taught for many years at Queen Mary, University of London, where she was Dean of the Law Faculty from 1996 to 1999. Prior to this she was at the University of East Anglia and the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies in Oxford. Genevra Richardson started out as a public lawyer but has become increasingly interested in law and medicine and, in particular, law and psychiatry.

7 November 2013, 4:00 – 5:30 pm
KCL, Strand Campus, King’s Building, K0.20

Continuing session in the Knight’s Templar on Chancery Lane. Please mark your calendars and circulate the invitation to anyone who may be interested.

The event is free and there is no need to register. You can contact Dr Annette Rid, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Science, Health & Medicine at King’s.

Selected publications:

Richardson “Mental Capacity in the Shadow of Suicide: What can the law do?” (2013) International Journal of Law in Context 9, 87-105

Szmukler, Richardson and Owen “Rabone and four unresolved problems in mental health law” (2013) The Psychiatrist 37 29

Richardson “Mental Disabilities and the Law from Substitute to Supported Decision-Making” [2012] Current Legal Problems 1-22

Richardson ‘Mental Capacity at the Margin: the Interface between two Acts’ (2010) 18 Medical Law Review 56-77


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