Firearms, Mental Illness and the Law




School: University Of Virginia
Lecture Title: Firearms, Mental Illness and the Law
Lecture Summary:

Jeffrey Swanson, professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University School of Medicine, delivers the 16th annual P. Browning Hoffman Memorial Lecture, with an introduction by UVA Law professor Richard Bonnie. Swanson’s research is focused on building evidence for policies and laws to prevent firearm violence and to improve outcomes for adults with serious mental illnesses in the community.

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4 thoughts on “Firearms, Mental Illness and the Law”
Vanessa Davis

January 30, 2015

I think if we removed gun from everyone then we wouldnt have anyone die anymore. guns are the problem and hugs should be the solution.

Savannah Frazier

January 29, 2016

If guns kill people, then spoons make people fat. Its science.

Cheryl Lingley

January 29, 2016

Vanessa must be extremely naive. My sister’s house was broken into while she was asleep. The only reason that robber ran out the same window is because she had him at gunpoint.


March 8, 2016

Sounds like another person that thinks an unarmed society is a safe one. Obviously not much of a history buff.


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