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The Hidden Prejudice: Mental Disability on Trial
Setting the Stage - Why Mental Disability is on Trial On Sanism On Pretextuality Involuntary Civil Commitment Law The Right to Treatment The Right to Refuse Treatment The Right to Sexual InteractionExpand
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on the Classification of Children With Disabilities
This article is the second in a 2-part synthesis of an international comparative seminar on the classification of children with disabilities. In this article, the authors discuss classificationExpand
Reassessing the Aftercare Treatment of Individuals Found not Guilty Due to a Mental Disability in Hunan, China: Supplemental Study into the Disposition of Mentally Ill Offenders after Forensic
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Hunan, China must make a continued investment into the availability and quality of outpatient mental health treatment for forensic patients after they have been discharged, as judicial decisions are consistent with a psychiatrist's opinion of criminal responsibility due to a mental disorder or defect. Expand
The Borderline Which Separated You from Me: The Insanity Defense, the Authoritarian Spirit, the Fear of Faking, and the Culture of Punishment
Cases: The Educative Role of Interpersonal Sources, 17 Law & Hum. Behav. 451, 468 (1993) (synthesizing the results and conclusions of prior studies). 279. Mark Snyder et al., Social Perception anlExpand
'Everybody is Making Love/Or Else Expecting Rain'. Considering the Sexual Autonomy Rights of Persons Institutionalized Because of Mental Disability in Forensic Hospitals and in Asia
One of the most controversial policy questions in all of institutional mental disability law is the extent to which patients in psychiatric hospitals have a right to voluntary sexual interaction. TheExpand
Therapeutic jurisprudence and outpatient commitment law: Kendra's Law and case study.
  • M. Perlin
  • Sociology, Psychology
  • Psychology, public policy, and law : an official…
  • 1 March 2003
TLDR
The author offers perspectives on the relationship between involuntary civil commitment, outpatient commitment, and the concept of the "least restrictive alternative", and considers the TJ implications of Kendra's Law, to determine how it "fits" into the public's "take" on all of mental disability law. Expand
'You Have Discussed Lepers and Crooks': Sanism in Clinical Teaching
There is a robust clinical literature on how issues of race and gender may influence all aspects of the clinical setting: the relationship between student and client, the relationship between studentExpand
"Where the home in the valley meets the damp dirty prison": A human rights perspective on therapeutic jurisprudence and the role of forensic psychologists in correctional settings☆
The roles of forensic psychologists in coerced environments such as corrections include that of treatment provider (for the offender) and that of organizational consultant (for the community). ThisExpand
International Human Rights and Mental Disability Law: When the Silenced Are Heard
Chapter 1: Introduction and overview Chapter 2: International human rights: Legal issues and social constructs International human rights in legal perspective Sanism and pretextuality Dignity ChapterExpand
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