The field of forensic psychiatry attracts physicians interested in learning how the law intersects with mental health. It is a board certified specialty that requires a medical degree, successful completion of a psychiatry residency program, and then further graduation from a one-year intensive forensic psychiatry fellowship program. After that doctors are ready to take their forensic psychiatry board exam and become fully qualified forensic psychiatrists. This text is a study guide for doctors applying for forensic psychiatry boards and those seeking recertification. It provides brief explanations of key principles, making them easy to memorize, and includes tables to aid learning.