Developments in Mental Health Law

Volume 30, Issue 6, July 2011

Topics: Mental Health Law Reform Commission Legislative Proposals; Proposed Rules of Court on Invol. Commitment Proceedings; Inspect Gen Equates OAG Advice on Restraints to Abuse and Neglect; Recently Decided Cases: DOJ loses AK CRIPA/ADA case, DE Settles DOJ ADA Investigation, Prior Negative Sex Offender Determination No Bar to SVP Commitment, Counsel Failure to Seek Mental Health Exam Does Not Overturn Capital Sentence, Burden on Defendant to Prove Incompetence at Retrospective Compet. Hearing