Legal Issues and Articles
This page is designed to try and keep track of legal precedent
in various issues and make it searchable by using the web search engine.
Susan Stefan, a terrific attorney with the Center for Public Representation,
presents an annual summary of mental health law at the annual
NARPA conference and here is her
Susan Stefan NARPA Updates
- The Tail Still Wags the Dog: The
Pervasive and Inappropriate Influence by the Psychiatric Profession on the
Civil Commitment Process, by William M. Brooks, 86 North Dakota L.
Rev. 259, (2010). 6 Megabytes.
- Involuntary Commitment and Forced Psychiatric Drugging
in the Trial Courts: Rights Violations as a Matter of
Course, by James B. (Jim) Gottstein, 25 Alaska L.
Rev. 51 (2008).
- ADHD and the
Meaning of Evidence, by Barry Turner, Lecturer in Medical Ethics and Law
at the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom, Criminal Litigator and Mental
Health Law Consultant
- The implications of the Atkins
Concept on the Lives of People with Disabilities in Criminal and Civil
Courts, by Salvatore Pizzuro (2009).
Last modified 11/17/2009