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ERIC Number: EJ155299
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Publication Date: 1975
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Tort Law: Psychotherapist-Patient Privilege, Patient's Dangerous Condition, Confidentiality, Legal Duty to Warn Potential Victim
Burns, Robert E.
Akron Law Review, 9, 1, 191-8, Sum 75
The Supreme Court of California upheld a lower court's ruling in Tarasoff v. Regents of University of California. It stated that a psychotherapist's privilege of privacy based on the need for psychotherapeutic secrecy ends where the public peril begins. (LBH)
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