The Relationship Between Autism Spectrum Disorder and Criminal Responsibility - Part 1 (The Arc of New Jersey)

Thursday, January 21, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Relationship Between Autism Spectrum Disorder and Criminal Responsibility - Part 1 (The Arc of New Jersey)

Please join us in the first of a two-part series where Nancy Kaser-Boyd, Ph.D., Clinical Professor of Psychology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, will discuss how a diagnosed mental disorder should relate to the criminal justice standard of criminal responsibility, or men's rea, as an element of prosecution. She will elaborate on the chapter Criminal Responsibility, authored for the book Representing People with ASD, edited by attorney Elizabeth Kelley.

Criminal Responsibility and Individuals on the Autism Spectrum: Part 1. Dr. Nancy Kaser-Boyd, PhD will provide the first part of an overview of the complex issues related to Criminal Responsibility as required in the criminal justice system and the cognitive differences of a person with ASD.

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Last Updated: 01/04/21