Competency Evaluations in Immigration Proceedings: Matter of M-A-M Cases

Production Date: January 14, 2016 Practice Areas: Immigration Law Estimated Length: 3837 minutes


$ 59 Immigration Law In Stock

This course will provide the immigration defense attorney with an understanding of the mental health and evaluation issues for immigration clients who may require competency evaluations. These clients may already be in proceedings or may be held in an ICE detention center pending an outcome of the evaluation. Join attorney and forensic expert Mark Silver for an in-depth analysis of Matter of M-A-M Cases. 


Learning Objectives: 

I.     Understand the major concerns in a competency hearing based on the Matter of M-A-M Case 

II.    Identify the major challenges and evaluation issues for such clients

III.   Recognize the major psychiatric diagnoses and concerns with respect to such clients for these competency hearings 

IV.   Comprehend the major concerns encountering prosecutors claims of the client “Malingering,” that is, faking a psychiatric diagnosis

Mohammed Z.
Richmond, TX

enjoyed it

Paul A.
Colorado Springs, CO

Very interesting and informative presentation on a topic I knew almost nothing about - excellent presenter, very knowledgeable and experienced

Melissa L.
Durham, NC

Very informative, interesting and seemingly compassionate instructor.

Rhonda R.
Memphis, TN

The presenter was very thorough and did a good job describing mental health conditions/diagnoses.

Samuel C.
Boulder, CO

More of q symposium on mental illness than law.

Alisa S.
Scottsdale, AZ

Amazing program. It was incredibly substantive and I paused it many times to take notes.

Alexandria, VA


Laura S.
Western Springs, IL

Very helpful information

Jorge R.
Orlando, FL

Very good presentation

Heidi T.
Longview, WA

interesting and informative.

arthur f.
Omak, WA

intense, brief overview of mental problems

Wendie W.
Seattle, WA

Outstanding materials.

Richard T.
Seattle, WA

Very good presentation. Good speaker. Very knowledgeable and engaging.

tim r.
Seattle, WA

Very composed speaker.

Kai D.
New York, NY

An excellent content filled presentation by Mark Silver !!

Laurie K.
Scottsdale, AZ

great program

Patrick M.
Hoffman Estates, IL

Excellent presentation!

Elisa D.
Chicago, IL

Interesting, useful, and well presented information.

Mark C.
Forest Hills, NY


peter d.
Miami, FL

Very informative

Kathleen S.
Sammamish, WA

Outstanding! Very glad I caught this class. Extremely interesting and relevant material.

katiana f.
Miami, FL

Wealth of knowledge