ERIC Number: ED135186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Mental Retardation and the Law: A Report on Status of Current Court Cases.
Friedman, Paul, Ed.; Beck, Ronna Lee, Ed.
Included in the booklet on mental retardation and the law are reports on 11 new court cases and updated information on 35 court cases reported in previous issues. Court cases cover the following issues: architectural barriers, commitment, criminal law, education, employment, guardianship, protection from harm, sterilization, treatment, and zoning. Information on each current case includes the state involved, the cases title, and a brief summary of the action. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.