The University of Ottawa invites members of the media to attend a seminar titled A Right to Mental Health Treatment or a Right to Jail: The Supreme Court Decision of R v. Conception, presented by the Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics and the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section.
WHAT: A Right to Mental Health Treatment or a Right to Jail: The Supreme Court Decision of R v. Conception seminar
WHEN: Thursday, February 12, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
WHERE: University of Ottawa, Fauteux Hall, Room 570 (57 Louis Pasteur | map)
In this seminar, Professor Jennifer Chandler and Dr. Jonathan Grey will discuss the recent Supreme Court of Canada decision of R. v. Conception about whether a court can insist that a psychiatric hospital admit an unfit accused person immediately, or whether the accused must wait for court-ordered treatment in jail until the hospital has space.
Media Relations Officer
University of Ottawa
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 2981