Developments in Mental Health Law

Volume 37, Issue 2, Winter 2018/2019


This issue of DMHL presents (a) commentary regarding extreme risk protection orders; (b) an article from the American Psychiatric Association that provides an overview of risk-based gun removal laws; and (c) outlines of significant recent cases in various federal and state courts.

In This Issue:

I. Commentary: Extreme Risk Protection Orders — Effective Tools for Keeping Guns out of Dangerous Hands [p.2]

II. Article: APA Resource Document on Risk-Based Gun Removal Laws [p.6]

III. Case Law Developments
United States Supreme Court [p.17]
Federal Circuit Court Decisions [p.18]
State Court Decisions [p.26]

IV. Institute Programs [p.29]