Panel: Jeff Grant to Speak at Federal Bar Association Panel, “Mental Disabilities and the Federal Courts “, Mon., Mar. 21, 2022, 6 pm ET, 3 pm PT

Join the Federal Bar Association SDNY Chapter and Washington State Chapters, along with co-sponsors JAMS, NAMI-NYC, NYCLA, Westchester County Bar Association, for a **FREE CLE** program on how mental disabilities impact the prosecution, defense and disposition of cases, and how the federal courts can be more responsive.  The panel consists of seasoned legal and medical experts who will provide an overview on the intersection of mental health and the law. Monday, March 21, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. This is a hybrid event.

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Program Planner: Nancy Morisseau | Agency Attorney, NYC Department of Education; President, Federal Bar Association-SDNY Chapter

Moderator: Elizabeth Kelley, Esq. | Criminal Defense Attorney, L/O Elizabeth Kelley

·       Jeffrey D. Grant, Esq. | Private General Counsel, GrantLaw, PLLC
·       Dr. Joette James | Chief Inpatient/Outpatient Neuropsychologist, HSC Pediatric Center; Forensic Psychologist, Private Practice; Assistant Professor, George Washington University Dept. of Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
·       Miriam Krinsky | Executive Director, Fair and Just Prosecutions
·       Dr. George Woods | President, International Academy of Law & Mental Health

6:00 – 6:05 PM | Welcome and Introductions
·       Nancy Morisseau
·       Elizabeth S. Kelley, Esq.
6:05 – 6:20 PM | Mental Disabilities, Forensic Evaluations and the Courts: A Global Perspective
·       Dr. George Woods
6:20 – 6:35 PM | Mental Disabilities, Forensic Evaluations and the Courts: Trends in the U.S.
·       Dr. Joette James
6:35 – 6:50 PM | Trends in the Prosecution of People with Mental Disabilities in the U.S.
·       Miriam Krinsky
6:50 – 7:00 PM | Mental Disabilities and the Federal Courts: A Returning Citizen’s Perspective
·       Jeff Grant
7:05 – 7:25 PM | Audience Q&A
7:25 – 7:30 PM | Final remarks
7:30 PM | Adjourn