January 05, 2021 Gavel Talks | Season 3 - Episode 1

What Judges Should Know About Autism Spectrum Disorders

Featuring Ms. Elizabeth Kelley, Spokane, WA

Hosted by the Hon. Ronald Ginkowski

Elizabeth Kelley is a criminal defense attorney in Spokane, Washington with a nationwide practice representing clients with mental disabilities.  She has authored ABA books on representing defendants with mental disabilities and, most recently, on representing clients with autism spectrum disorders.  In this edition of Gavel Talks she discusses autism spectrum disorders and how judges can respond to defendants with them.

Representing People with Mental Disabilities: A Practical Guide for Criminal Defense Lawyers