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Capacity, Surrogate Decision-Making, Representation and Fundamental Rights: Legal and Medical Perspectives 2023 (Electronic Download)

Available: In Stock
Price: $69.00
Item Code: 11830-DL


This book will explain the definition of capacity through the legal, medical, and judicial lenses, as well as attempt to debunk the myths of aging and presumptions associated with determining capacity. It will also discuss the alternatives to guardianship and explain why guardianships should be the last resort.

Summary of Contents:

  • Legal Ethics and Client Capacity
  • Case Studies
  • Legal Capacity and Ethics
  • Supported Decision Making with People at the Margins of Autonomy
  • Order Adjudicating Incapacity but Finding an Adequate Less Restrictive Alternative to Guardians
  • Guardianship, Capacity and Decision-Making: The Once and Future Law-Reform, Application and Practice
  • ‘A Civil Death’: Guardianship Reform Is Needed Now
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Published: 5/31/2023
Pages: 114
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