Christopher Slobogin, J.D, LLM

CONCEPT Presenter Headshot

Christopher Slobogin, J.D, LLM

Christopher Slobogin, JD, LLM, has authored more than 100 articles, books and chapters on topics relating to criminal procedure, mental health law and evidence. Director of Vanderbilt Law School’s Criminal Justice Program, he is one of the 5 most cited criminal law and procedure law professors in the nation, according to the Leiter Report. The book Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, which he co-authored, is considered the standard in forensic mental health. In recognition for his work in that field, he received the Distinguished Contribution Awards from both the AAFP and the American Psychology-Law Society. Professor Slobogin has also served as chair of the Task Force that revised the American Bar Association’s Mental Health Standards, reporter for the ABA’s Task Force on the Insanity Defense, and co-reporter for standards dealing with mental disability and the death penalty that have been adopted by the ABA, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association.