Forcible administration of antipsychotic medication; due process; Sell doctrine

Winkel v. Hammond, 2017 WL 3225632 (10th Cir. July 31, 2017)

Tenth Circuit rules that defendant hospitalized for restoration to competency to stand trial has filed a plausible claim of a due process violation by hospital staff when he alleges that he was forcibly medicated without any finding that he posed a danger to self or others or that he met the Sell standards for forcible medication to restore him to competency.

Found in DMHL Volume 36, Issue 3