ERIC Number: EJ562705
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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Civil Rights Litigation for Institutionalized Persons with Mental Retardation: A Summary.
Hayden, Mary F.
Mental Retardation, v36 n1 p75-83 Feb 1998
Summarizes civil rights litigation on behalf of institutionalized persons with mental retardation, including number and type of cases, type of plaintiffs, type of legal counsel, role of other parties and of the Department of Justice, and number of institutional closures as result of litigation. A table presents information on class-action litigation against schools and psychiatric centers, and civil rights legislation brought by private parties. (LC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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