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Monday, October 20, 2014

Professors Stacey Tovino and Sara Gordon to Present at Utah Law Review Symposium

(From left) Professors Stacey Tovino and Sara Gordon
Stacey Tovino is the Lincy Professor of Law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

Sara Gordon is an associate professor of law at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

On Nov. 7, both professors will travel to Salt Lake City to attend a symposium sponsored by the Utah Law Review titled, "Legal Borders and Mental Disorders: The Challenge of Defining Mental Illness."

Professor Tovino will present a paper on the implications of the American Psychiatric Association's DSM-5 on a variety of civil and regulatory health law issues, including health insurance law, disability benefit law, and disability discrimination law.

Professor Gordon will present her paper titled, "The Use of Assisted Outpatient Treatment to Decrease Mental Health Disparities."