Developments in Mental Health Law

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 1-2, January-December

Marriage Laws and People with Mental Retardation: A Continuing History of Second Class Treatment
Q: What does your marriage mean to you? A: Well, we're both on the same level, I helps him and he helps me. A: I wanted to settle down. I wanted to prove that I could maintain a home and also rear children. I didn't see why I couldn't just because...
The Virginia Patient Health Records Privacy Act of 1997
Until the 1997 legislative session, Virginia's law relating to confidential medical or mental health information was contained in a patchwork of statutes that were difficult to find and even more difficult to understand and apply. Taken together, those...
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