Developments in Mental Health Law

Articles from Vol. 14, No. 1, January-June

Housing Discrimination and the Mentally Ill: The Impact of Federal Law
In 1984, the American Psychiatric Association (APA) published a report on housing and the treatment of people who were homeless and mentally ill (Lamb, 1984). The APA report stressed the importance of housing in enabling people with mental illness...
Lorena Bobbitt, "Moral Mistakes" and the Price of Justice
On March 29, 1994, a story appearing in the Washington Post began as follows: INSANITY DEFENSE: NOT A RIGHT IN MONTANA CASE, JUSTICES GIVE STATES OPTION TO PROHIBIT CLAIM The Supreme Court yesterday allowed states to prohibit defendants...