Dr. Robert Sadoff

Dr. Robert Sadoff, (1936-2017), was a founder of modern forensic psychiatry, who assessed the mental competence or emotional states of thousands of plaintiffs and defendants in court proceedings. Over his bountiful career, Robert became an award winning professional in the fields of psychiatry, forensic psychiatry and legal medicine, as well as a sought after international speaker and the author of six books on forensic psychiatry. He was the president of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, as well as the American Board of Forensic Psychiatry and, together with his wife, Joan Sadoff, (married 1959), he produced two documentaries on the American Civil Rights movement. (11/19)

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Standing on My Sisters' Shoulders


A film by Joan Sadoff, Dr. Robert Sadoff and Laura J. Lipson, 2002, 60 min., Color/BW
In 1965, when three women walked into the US House of Representatives in Washington D.C., they had come a very long way. Neither lawyers nor politicia...

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