ERIC Number: ED107057
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Mental Retardation and the Law: A Report on Status of Current Court Cases.
In addition to analyses to two decisions on right to treatment (Donald v. O'Connor and Wyatt v. Aderholt), the journal considers 10 new cases, updated information on 34 cases reviewed in previous issues, and 31 other cases dealing with legal rights of handicapped persons. Summaries of new cases include Ohio's Davis v. Watkins (right to treatment), Indiana's Sonnenburg v. Bowen (right to just compensation for labor) and California's West v. Secretary of Defense, (right to education). Updated information is given on such cases as Alabama's Wyatt v. Stickney (right to treatment), California's Larry P.V. Riles (right to fair classification), Ohio's Driscoll v. Goldberg (exclusionary zoning, and Connecticut's Albrecht v. Carlson (right to control money). Other cases for which only limited information is available cover topics of right to education, right to fair classification, right to treatment, right to just compensation, architectual barriers, and sterilization. Also listed are closed cases reported in earlier issues. (CL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.