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Laura Johnston

Laura Johnston

Quickscribe's Expert Annotator – Mental Health Legislation

Laura is a lawyer at the Community Legal Assistance Society and works primarily in the areas of disability rights, mental health, and human rights. Laura conducts systemic litigation and engages in research and law reform to improve access to justice, fairness, and the rights set out in the Charter for marginalized populations. Laura teaches Mental Health Law as an adjunct at the Peter A. Allard School of Law at UBC and frequently provides education to legal and medical professionals on topics that impact adults with mental disabilities, such as the Mental Health Act, the Adult Guardianship Act, and the Health Care (Consent) and Care Facility (Admission) Act. Laura will annotate Mental Health Legislation.

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