Developments in Mental Health Law

Articles from Vol. 15, No. 1, January-June

Professional Licensure, Mental Health Inquiries and the Americans with Disabilities Act
The Supreme Court of the United States has made it clear that states may regulate professions through licensing systems. (1) The Court, confirming this power for bar examiners in Schware v. Board of Bar Examiners, concluded that a state may "require...
Representing the History of Reform
America's Care of the Mentally Ill: A Photographic History by William Baxter and David Hathcox. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, 1994. xx + 156 pages. $75. The Turning Point: How Men of Conscience Brought about Major Change in the Care...