NJSBA supports evidence rule covering mental health providers

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For Immediate Release

Kate Coscarelli
Sr. Managing Director, Communications and Media Relations

NEW BRUNSWICK - NJSBA President Miles S. Winder III testified before the New Jersey Judicial Conference recently on proposed evidence rules. 

Winder advocated for the proposal to create an evidentiary privilege for unified mental health service providers. The NJSBA has been an outspoken supporter of the proposal for over two years.

The conference was held at the New Jersey Law Center in New Brunswick on Sept. 2. 

Winder testified on behalf of proposed Evidence Rule 534. 

"We view a unified privilege as an important step forward in clarifying and providing uniform standards for all providers."