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Online, Distance Legal Education As An Agent Of Social Change, Michael L. Perlin Jan 2011

Online, Distance Legal Education As An Agent Of Social Change, Michael L. Perlin

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New York Law School (NYLS) created its online, distance learning mental disability law program in an effort to provide education in an area of the law that remains hidden in most law school curricula. Since 2000, it has offered its mental disability law courses in an online, distance learning format to its own students, to law students from other US-based law schools, to mental health professionals, to students in all the allied mental health professions and in the fields of criminology and criminal justice, and to activists and advocates (including members of the psychiatric survivor movement). It has offered the ...