PsychRights letter to
the Connecticut General Assembly in Support of HB 5298, a bill to ban
forced electroshock, February 23, 2013.
Standards Governing the Representation of Clients in Civil Commitment
Hears Case Of Man Committed Against His Will: Man's Daughter Can't Sue
Probate Court, But Why Can't She Sue His Lawyer, Conservator? by Rick
Green, Connecticut Courant, October 24, 2011
Complaint in Connecticut v.
Eli Lilly (Zyprexa), Case No. CV 08-955, United States District Court,
Eastern District of New York, Judge Jack Weinstein presiding.
directed and controlled by persons with psychiatric disabilities or people who
are in recovery, formerly known as the Community Advocacy Education Division (CAED),
a branch of the Connecticut Legal Rights Project(CLRP), Inc. CAED was
established in 1994 to educate individuals with psychiatric disabilities in
areas of self, systems, and legislative advocacy skills. The CLRP is a nonprofit
agency providing legal services in matters relating to clients’ psychiatric
disabilities whether they are in the hospitals or in the community."
probes mentally ill in nursing homes, Boston.Com, December 4, 2005.
Mental Health Inquiry Is Halved for Conn. Bar Applicants
The Connecticut Law Tribune October 23, 2006
Beginning in February, Connecticut Bar exam applicants will be asked to
reveal mental health issues that occurred within the previous five years
rather than the previous 10, as the inquiry now requires. "It was a way
for the committee to tweak the application to make it as least invasive
as possible," says Anne Dranginis, chairwoman of a subcommittee that
analyzes the application questions. But opponents of the questioning say
the screening process should focus more on current conduct than personal
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