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Mental Disability and the Law in Canada, 2nd Edition
By: Gerald B. Robertson, LL.B., LL.M.
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A detailed and comprehensive examination of the legal effects of mental disability in the common law provinces and territories in Canada. It covers a wide range of areas in which mental disability may have a significant impact on legal rights and obligations. This edition includes two chapters dealing with enduring powers of attorney and consent to treatment in mental health facilities.
About the Author

Gerald B. Robertson, Q.C., LL.B., LL.M., is a Professor Emeritus of Law at the University of Alberta (retired in 2016). During his 38-year career as a law professor he specialized in health law (including mental health law), and taught tort law and conflict of laws. He served as the inaugural Katz Group Chair in Health Law at the U of A from 2011 to 2016. Professor Robertson is a member of the Alberta Bar, and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2000. He has published extensively in legal and medical journals in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, and has contributed numerous book chapters and law reform reports. He’s also the author of Mental Disability and the Law in Canada, Second Edition (Thomson Reuters), the third of edition of which is under preparation.