ERIC Number: ED161180
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Mental Retardation and the Law: A Report on Status of Current Court Cases. July 1978.
President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.
The issue contains reports on seven new court cases regarding mental retardation and the law and updated information on 35 cases previously reported. Cases concern such issues as classification, commitment, education, employment, sterilization, and treatment. Also included is a feature article on the implications of Halderman v Pennhurst State School and Hospital for the future of institutions for retarded citizens. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.