Tarasoff v. Regents of the University of California


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A landmark case which hinged on the issue of patient-psychotherapist confidentiality; Tarasoff was initiated by the estate of Tatiana Tarasoff who was murdered by a P. Podder, a psychiatric outpatient, who had previously informed a therapist of his intent to kill Tarasoff
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In this tragic case the court applied, in part, analysis from Tarasoff v.