Mental Disability Law: Cases and Materials (Second Edition) / Edition 2

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594601606
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
  • Publication date: 10/28/2005
  • Series: Carolina Academic Press Law Casebook Series
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1107
  • Product dimensions: 7.16 (w) x 10.32 (h) x 1.89 (d)

Table of Contents

Table of Principal Cases Cited
Ch. 1 Background 3
A Approaching the Material 3
B An Overview: Michael L. Perlin, Law and Mental Disability 3
C On Forensic Psychiatry 8
D Some Jurisprudential Considerations 16
E Questions 48
Ch. 2 Constitutional "Civil" Mental Health Law 51
A Involuntary Civil Commitment 51
B The Right to Treatment 296
C The Right to Refuse Treatment 368
D Other Institutional Rights 508
E Community Rights 537
Ch. 3 Federal Statutory Rights 611
A The Americans with Disabilities Act 611
B Other Federal Statutes 643
Ch. 4 Civil Mental Health Law 647
A Torts 647
B Other Areas of Civil Law 698
Ch. 5 The Criminal Trial Process 713
A Competency 713
B Insanity 825
C Trial Process 939
D Death Penalty 983
E Sentencing 1037
F After Sentencing: Mental Health Treatment in Prison 1044
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