Underlined events require registration. To register, enter your 14 digit library barcode and last name.
Trial Of Mrs. Lincoln: Appt. a Legal Guardian(NIC)

Event Type: Adult Programs
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 2/5/2014
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Kerry Peck, Attorney, Peck Bloom, LLC  -
In 1875, the son of the late President petitioned to have his mother Mary Todd Lincoln institutionalized for insanity due to her eccentric behavior and excessive spending habits; the jury found her insane. Through the overview of her trial, learn how the determination of mental capacity plays a role in today's legal system. Examine when it is appropriate to appoint a guardian and explore the different types of guardianship available for individuals with diminished mental capacity.
Library: Nichols Library    Map
Location: Community Room
Other Information:
 Room limit:165
Contact: Kent Palmer
Contact Number: (630) 961-4100 x6106