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ERIC Number: ED166928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Oct
Pages: 43
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Mental Retardation and the Law: A Report on Status of Current Court Cases.
Friedman, Paul
The document reports on five new cases and updates information on 29 previously reported cases regarding mental retardation and the law. Cases are divided into the following categories: classification, commitment, confidentiality, education, employment, protection from harm, sterilization, treatment, and zoning. Listed separately, by the above categories, are cases with no new developments or closed cases reported earlier. Also provided is an article titled "The Retarded Offender and Corrections" by M. Santamour and B. West. (SBH)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Mental Retardation, Washington, DC.