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25 Aug 2014, 12:24 pm by Stephen Bilkis
In 1979, the United States Supreme Court in Addington v Texas held that constitutional due process required the government to prove two statutory preconditions by clear and convincing evidence before a court could commit an individual to a mental institution: (1) that the person sought to be committed is mentally ill; and (2) that such person requires hospitalization for his own welfare and protection of others. [read post]
21 Sep 2014, 1:22 pm by Stephen Bilkis
In Addington v Texas, the United States Supreme Court held that a civil commitment proceeding can in no sense be equated with a criminal proceeding. [read post]
1 Jun 2021, 9:01 pm by Sherry F. Colb
If a person is a danger to himself, then he might be subject to civil commitment, under Addington v. [read post]
20 May 2007, 9:57 am
The US had submitted a brief, I believe, for restructuring Mississippi higher eduction according to the principle of Green v. [read post]
6 Jun 2007, 10:50 pm
Mark Graber has argued that this is how the constitutional dispute over Texas' admission to the union was finally settled, as well as the legitimacy of the Bush Presidency following Bush v. [read post]