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The mentally disabled and the law.

by Samuel J. Brakel

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Published by American Bar Foundation in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Mental health laws -- United States.,
    • Insanity -- Jurisprudence -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsParry, John, 1948-, Weiner, Barbara A., American Bar Federation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF3828 .B73 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxiii, 845 p. :
      Number of Pages845
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2558059M
      ISBN 100910059055
      LC Control Number85071886

      About Professors Cucolo and Perlin Michael L. Perlin is Professor of Law Emeritus at New York Law School (NYLS), founding director of NYLS’s Online Mental Disability Law Program, and founding director of NYLS’s International Mental Disability Law Reform Project in its Justice Action Center. He is also the co-founder of Mental Disability Law and Policy Associates. The Willowbrook Wars is a dramatic and illuminating account of the effort to close down a scandal-ridden institution and return its 5, handicapped residents to communities in New York. The wars began in with Geraldo Rivera's televised raid on the Willowbrook State School. They continued for three years in a federal courtroom, with civil libertarian lawyers persuading a conservative and.

      MENTALLY DISABLED DEFENDANTS A. The Rule and Its Origin While under some circumstances mentally disabled'" people may be ex-onerated from responsibility and punishment for criminal acts they have committed, the common law has not extended the same dispensation for tortious acts. The general rule is that mentally disabled adults are to be. into and recognize the law’s impact on and therapeutic potential for the mentally ill, a nontrivial portion of the general population. An es-timated % of Americans aged eighteen years and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder in a given year.2 Because the criminal justice system has become home to many mentally ill individuals,3 File Size: KB.

      Intellectual disability (ID), also known as general learning disability and mental retardation (MR), is a generalized neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by significantly impaired intellectual and adaptive is defined by an IQ un in addition to deficits in two or more adaptive behaviors that affect everyday, general living.. Once focused almost entirely on cognition Specialty: Psychiatry, pediatrics. Contemporary tort law articulates a norm in favor of confinement for the mentally disabled.(2) It encourages their institutionalization and discourages their reintegration into the community.(3) This Note argues that a rationale for holding mentally disabled individuals liable for their torts that relies upon a preference for confinement is misplaced, because it creates an incentive to confine.


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