Developments in Mental Health Law

Volume 30, Issue 2, March 2011

Topics: VA Use of Mandatory Outpt Treatment(MOT) & Step-Down MOT; Draft Rules of Court-Invol Civil Commitment Proceedings; DOJ Finds VA Violates ADA/Olmstead; Recently Decided Cases: VA Sup Ct Permits SVP Rescind Refusal to Cooperate--Gen Assem Estab Procedure, Ct Authorizes Lay Testimony-Defendants Behavior Since Iraq Return to Support Insanity Defense, Civil Rights Complaint Alleging 4th Amendmt Violation-Death of Man w/Bipolar Disorder Dismissed, TN Dismisses EMTALA Complaint-Suicide Case