About Ron Markman
Ron Markman is a forensic psychiatrist who works with alleged killers to assess their state of mental health. He determines whether someone who has killed is sane or insane and then testifies in a court of law. An attorney as well as a psychiatrist, he has a unique perspective on the legal process and has worked for both the defense and the prosecution. In his presentation, he will explore issues within our legal system, including the common societal belief that a person must be mentally ill to commit a crime.