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The Mentally Retarded Citizen and the Law

Michael Kindred

The Mentally Retarded Citizen and the Law

The President"s Committee on Mental Retardation

by Michael Kindred

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Published by Free Pr .
Written in English


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Number of Pages738
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Open LibraryOL7270045M
ISBN 100029168600
ISBN 109780029168608

  An official Statement of the American Association on Mental Deficiency. Preface. The American Association on Mental Deficiency supports the "Declaration of General and Special Rights of the Mentally Retarded" as adopted by the International League of Societies for the Mentally Handicapped, but recognizes the need to make statements more specific in nature and to make . inclusion in Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology by an authorized editor of Northwestern University School of Law Scholarly Commons. Recommended Citation Richard J. Bonnie, The Competence of Criminal Defendants with Mental Retardation to Participate in Their Own Defense, 81 J. Crim.

Sterilization law has undergone a radical transformation in recent years.3 Influenced by a distaste for eugenic sterilization and a desire to redress past injustices, the emerging law seeks to protect the interests of mentally disabled persons by erecting formidable barriers to by:   Say a person who is unable to, mentally or physically, pass a citizenship test and/or pass an English test. How does one like this become a citizen? I found a website that states that this kind of person will be exempt from the tests. What does this mean exactly? Does it mean they are automatically become citizens or are they sent back to their country?

  Protecting the Lives of Citizens Who Are Mentally Retarded Background Over the past few years, there have been widely publicized reports of instances in which infants with surgically correctable conditions have been permitted to die because, in addition to their medical disorders, they were diagnosed, or suspected to be, mentally retarded.   Elaine Cassel practices law in Virginia and the District of Columbia and teaches law and psychology. Her textbook, Criminal Behavior (2nd ed., in press, Erlbaum), explores crime and violence from a developmental perspective. Her book, The War on Civil Liberties: How Bush and Ashcroft Dismantled the Bill of Rights, was published by Lawrence Hill in


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Veitch, Edward // American Bar Association Journal;Feb78, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p Reviews the book 'The Mentally Retarded Citizen and the Law,' edited by Michael Kindred, Julius Cohen, David Penrod and Thomas Shaffer. Almost a Revolution: Mental health law and the limits of change. In America,as per Dr Richard Redding a mentally retarded persons has same legal rights to marry and drive cars as long as they have passed DMV tests they can drive a car and live in a place that they like.

Public schools cannot consider that mentally retarded children should be sent to special classrooms under federal law. Abstract. The United States Supreme Court in freed a mentally retarded person from lifetime court-ordered confinement. In Jackson a [53] the Court accomplished this result by articulating the modest proposition that “due process requires that the nature and duration of commitment bear some reasonable relation to the purpose for which the individual is committed” ([53], p.

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Introduction Disability rights law has failed to change public hearts and minds about people with disabilities. Nearly three decades ago, Congress identified the primary barrier facing people with disabilities as prejudicial attitudes, a product of historical segregation and invisibility.

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Mental Retardation Law and Legal Definition Mental retardation is a genetic disorder mainfested in significantly below average overall intellectual functioning and deficits in adaptive behavior.

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A CHECK-LIST FOR REVIEW OF STATE LAWS AND REGULATIONS AFFECTING THE MENTALLY RETARDED Prepared by the Advisory Subcommittee on State Laws in Mental Retardation: Office of the Special Assistant to the President for Mental Retardation Introduction The President's Panel on Mental Retardation recommended that.Rights into Action: Protecting Human Rights of the Mentally Handicapped Stanley S.

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