National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy

Violence and Psychiatric Disabilities:
Responding to Fear and Stereotypes that Drive National Policy

Ira Burnim, J.D.

Ira Brunim, Legal Director of  the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, will address how fear and stereotypes of violent "deranged" people often drive national policy discussions (for example, gun control, civil commitment) and how we might respond when this occurs.         

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 Ira Burnim, J.D.