Slipping the Surly Bonds of the Medical/Rehabilitation Model In Expert Witness Testimony

dc.contributor.author Murphy, Patricia A.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-08T22:53:37Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-08T22:53:37Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.description.abstract This essay asserts that the new academic discipline of disability studies challenges the medical/rehabilitation models of disability and that this challenge has an impact on expert witness testimony. This assertion is based on the author’s experience in a civil sexual assault trial involving a male resident of a group home facility assaulted by another male resident of the group home. The author was surprised to find that her status as a visiting professor in the new academic discipline of disability studies trumped the testimony of the clinical expert witnesses, including a licensed psychologist, a behavioral specialist, and a case manager.
dc.identifier.citation Murphy, P. A. (2004). Slipping the Surly Bonds of the Medical/Rehabilitation Model In Expert Witness Testimony. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 1(1).
dc.identifier.issn 1552-9215
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58143
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
dc.relation.ispartofseries vol. 1, no. 1
dc.subject expert witness
dc.subject sexual assault
dc.subject medical model
dc.title Slipping the Surly Bonds of the Medical/Rehabilitation Model In Expert Witness Testimony
dc.type Research Articles and Essays
dc.type.dcmi Text
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