Workshop on Mental Health and Mens Rea

Saturday, February 16, 2019

A workshop on “Mental Health and Mens Rea” was held in Punjab Judicial Academy with collaboration Justice Project Pakistan (JPP) on 16-02-2019. Welcome address was delivered by Mr. Nazir Ahmad Gajana, DG, Punjab Judicial Academy, Lahore.

The resource persons of the workshop were Mr. Robin Maher, Dr. Mustafa Ali Mufti and Barrister Sahar Bilal who delivered lectures on following topics:

  • Why does Mental Health matter in Criminal Cases?
  • How can Psychiatrists assist the Courts in Criminal Proceeding?
  • Illness in a Criminal Defendant and How should courts Respond?
  • How do Psychiatrists Detect Malingering and make proper Diagnosis Examinations?

Mr. Justice Muhammad Farrukh Irfan Khan attended the concluding session and awarded the certificates to the participants.

The session was followed by a group photo and lunch.

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