Developments in Mental Health Law

Volume 38, Issue 1, Summer 2019

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This issue of DMHL presents (a) an update on the SJ 47 Joint Subcommittee; (b) an overview of behavioral health related legislation enacted in the 2019 General Assembly session; (c) an article about providing emergency medical care without informed consent; and (d) outlines of significant recent cases in various federal courts.

In This Issue:

In Memoriam [p. 1]

I. Article: SJ 47 Joint Subcommittee Update [p. 2]

II. Behavioral Health Related Legislation Enacted in the 2019 General Assembly Session [p. 26]

III. Providing Emergency Medical Care without Informed Consent: An Important Decision from a Federal District Court [p. 32]

IV. Case Law Developments
United States Supreme Court [p. 38]
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals [p. 39]

V. Institute Programs [p. 43]