John Philipsborn presented one of the Keynote Addresses at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychology-Law Society (AP-LS) in San Diego, March 2015, entitled: “Putting our Jargon into Your Jargon.” The address discusses how we can communicate more effectively with the courts and understand recent advances in forensic mental health through case law.
About John Philipsborn
John Philipsborn, JD, M.Ed., has been a criminal defense lawyer for 37 years, and has offices in San Francisco. He is currently working on a further graduate degree in criminology, law and society in the UC system. John has defended a wide range of cases at trial around the United States, including many capital cases, and has also done extensive litigation in reviewing courts. For more than 20 years, he has been chair of the amicus curiae committee of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, and his work figures in more than 70 published decisions, including several from the United States Supreme Court. He has also been published more than 90 times in various books and periodicals. He regularly lectures to groups of lawyers and mental health professionals on matters related to forensic mental health issues.
American Psychology-Law Society Keynote Address