Sheldon Gelman
 Title: Professor
 Dept: Law
 Office: LB 129
 Phone: 216-687-2324
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. LB 129, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
constitutional law, law and medicine, legal history, psychiatry and law
A.B., Rutgers College
J.D., Rutgers School of Law, (Newark)
LL.M., Harvard Law School
Brief Bio:
Professor Gelman was a National Institute of Mental Health Fellow in
Anthropology at the University of Chicago before attending law school.
Hehas practiced law in s small private firm, a legal aid office, and an
office specializing in class actions on behalf of institutionalized
psychiatric patients. He litigated a leading case involving the right
of psychiatric patients to refuse medication.

Professor Gelman's articles about constitutional law, law and
psychiatry, and jurisprudence have appeared in the Georgetown Law
Journal, the Minnesota Law Review, and the William and Mary Law Review.
His history of medical and legal developments in modern schizophrenia
treatment (MEDICATING SCHIZOPHRENIA) was published in 1999 by Rutgers
University Press.

Teaching Areas: Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence,
Psychiatry and Law, Law and Medicine, and Evidence.