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Individual Rights, Coercion, and Empowerment

Donald M. Linhorst

in Empowering People with Severe Mental Illness: A Practical Guide

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195171877
eISBN:
9780199865338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195171877.003.0003
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health

This chapter provides an overview of the major case law and statutes that seek to protect the rights of people with severe mental illness and to promote their community integration. Discussion of ... More


Making Monsters: The Civil Commitment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Frank C. DiCataldo

in The Perversion of Youth: Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720011
eISBN:
9780814785225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720011.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines civil commitment laws for sexual offenders. Such laws rarely specify whether adolescents younger than 17 or 18 are eligible to be declared sexually dangerous persons or sexually ... More


Improving the Role of Science in Law

Robin Feldman

in The Role of Science in Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195368581
eISBN:
9780199867455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195368581.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Despite the many times that the law has stumbled in its interactions with science, there are examples where the law has gotten it right. This chapter describes some of these examples, using them to ... More


Are There Experts on Dangerousness?

Christopher Slobogin

in Proving the Unprovable: The Role of Law, Science, and Speculation in Adjudicating Culpability and Dangerousness

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195189957
eISBN:
9780199893980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189957.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter applies the final three admissibility factors — probative value, helpfulness, and prejudicial impact — to expert prediction testimony. Despite false-positive rates approaching 50 ... More


The UN Convention: The Role of Counsel

Michael L. Perlin

in International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced are Heard

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393231
eISBN:
9780199914548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393231.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

If there has been any constant in modern mental disability law in its near-forty-year history, it is the near-universal reality that counsel assigned to represent individuals at involuntary civil ... More


Civil Commitment: How Civil?

in Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226733975
eISBN:
9780226733999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733999.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter sheds light on what the standard governing civil commitment should be. A central concern throughout is why and in what ways mentally ill people should be treated differently from other ... More


Refusing Care: Forced Treatment and the Rights of the Mentally Ill

Elyn R. Saks

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226733975
eISBN:
9780226733999
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226733999.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

It has been said that how a society treats its least well-off members speaks volumes about its humanity. If so, treatment of the mentally ill suggests that American society is inhumane: swinging ... More


Active citizenship as civil commitment: cultural considerations

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

in Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter further investigates manifestations of active citizenship as civil commitment in the third sector. It draws on empirical studies in non-OECD countries with different historical and ... More


The Right to Die, Involuntary Commitment, and the Constitution

Susan Stefan

in Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter analyzes whether a competent person should have the right to die and under what circumstances this right, if it exists, should apply to people with psychiatric disabilities. The chapter ... More


Drug Use by Pregnant Women: Context and Consequences

Linda C. Fentiman

in Blaming Mothers: American Law and the Risks to Children's Health

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780814724828
eISBN:
9780814770290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724828.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Family Law

This chapter examines the use of drugs—both legal and illegal–by pregnant women, noting increased medical and legal supervision of pregnancy and women’s substance use and abuse. Many states require ... More


Active citizenship as civil commitment

Sue Kenny, Marilyn Taylor, Jenny Onyx, and Marjorie Mayo

in Challenging the third sector: Global prospects for active citizenship

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447316916
eISBN:
9781447316930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316916.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

Active citizenship as civil commitment is not so much about political activism per se but rather about preserving important assets and services in the community, generating social capital and ... More


Preventive Detention of the Dangerous

Andrew Ashworth and Lucia Zedner

in Preventive Justice

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780198712527
eISBN:
9780191780820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712527.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Human Rights and Immigration

Preventive detention on grounds of dangerousness constitutes one of the most coercive powers that the liberal state can exert over the individual so its exercise calls for close attention to its ... More


Rational Suicide, Irrational Laws: Examining Current Approaches to Suicide in Policy and Law

Susan Stefan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780199981199
eISBN:
9780190497217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199981199.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This book is for policymakers, lawyers, doctors, mental health professionals, hospice workers, and for anyone who has thought about suicide or has lost someone to suicide. Based on surveys and ... More


The Other Consequences of Conviction

Zachary Hoskins

in Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter sets out the numerous different types of collateral legal consequences (CLCs) facing people with criminal records, including restrictions on employment, housing, welfare, and the vote. ... More


Risk Assessment in the United States

David DeMatteo, Stephanie Brooks Holliday, Meghann Galloway, and Unnati Patel

in International Perspectives on Violence Risk Assessment

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199386291
eISBN:
9780199386314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199386291.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Violence risk assessment in the United States has advanced significantly during the past few decades, with notable developments in the areas of empirical research, instrument development, and legal ... More


Why Doesn't He Leave?: Restoring Liberty and Equality to Battered Women

Diane L. Rosenfeld

in Directions in Sexual Harassment Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300098006
eISBN:
9780300135305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300098006.003.0032
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter describes the injustice faced by battered women and poses an important question: Why, after a woman has been beaten by her intimate partner, should she be forced to seek shelter outside ... More


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