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Published: 21 March 2016

240 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198737278

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Vulnerable Adults and the Law

Jonathan Herring

  • Addresses the controversial topic of autonomy and mental capacity, including the care of vulnerable adults
  • Incorporates family law, medical law, disabilities studies, feminist analysis, and legal theory
  • Discusses the case law to date and explores how the courts interprets the notion of 'best interest'
  • Examines the Care Act 2014 the Mental Capacity Act 2005, the Mental Health Act 1983, and Family Law Act 1996

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