Developments in Mental Health Law

Articles from Vol. 30, No. 1, January

Alternative Transportation Orders Effectively Utilized throughout Virginia for Individuals Subject to ECOs and TDOs
During its 2009 Session, the Virginia General Assembly passed landmark legislation, proposed by the Commonwealth of Virginia's Commission on Mental Health Law Reform and its Alternative Transportation Workgroup, authorizing for the first time transportation...
Use of Advance Directives by People with Serious Mental Illness under Virginia's Health Care Decisions Act: Implementation of a Major Public Health Reform Project Overview: December 31, 2010
In 2009, the Virginia General Assembly enacted major amendments to the Commonwealth's Health Care Decisions Act (HCDA). The revisions were based on recommendations of the Supreme Court's Commission on Mental Health Law Reform, which had solicited extensive...