Forensic Mental Health Legal Issues

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#5077.01

We call people with mental health disabilities in the criminal justice system the forensic mental health population. Sometimes we treat them like civilly committed people. At other times like criminals. This pub tells you about the five main types of forensic commitments. It tells you about your rights. It is a guide for patients, advocates and lawyers.

 

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Pub #5077.01 - Cover (pdf)
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Pub #5077.01 - Chapter 1 (pdf)
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Pub #5077.01 - Chapter 2 (pdf)
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Pub #5077.01 - Chapter 3 (pdf)
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Pub #5077.01 - Chapter 4 (pdf)
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Pub #5077.01 - Chapter 5 (pdf)
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