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

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

by Michael L. Perlin
     
 

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
Pages:
1107
Product dimensions:
7.16(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.89(d)

Meet the Author

Table of Contents

Table of Principal Cases Cited
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Background3
AApproaching the Material3
BAn Overview: Michael L. Perlin, Law and Mental Disability3
COn Forensic Psychiatry8
DSome Jurisprudential Considerations16
EQuestions48
Ch. 2Constitutional "Civil" Mental Health Law51
AInvoluntary Civil Commitment51
BThe Right to Treatment296
CThe Right to Refuse Treatment368
DOther Institutional Rights508
ECommunity Rights537
Ch. 3Federal Statutory Rights611
AThe Americans with Disabilities Act611
BOther Federal Statutes643
Ch. 4Civil Mental Health Law647
ATorts647
BOther Areas of Civil Law698
Ch. 5The Criminal Trial Process713
ACompetency713
BInsanity825
CTrial Process939
DDeath Penalty983
ESentencing1037
FAfter Sentencing: Mental Health Treatment in Prison1044

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