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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]
12 Dec 2007, 10:12 am
From the federal prosecutor's brief in United States v. [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]
2 Dec 2013, 3:00 pm
It is the court’s view that it is significant that the Supreme Court in Addington recognized that states could choose to impose a higher standard of proof but that a higher standard was not constitutionally required. [read post]
13 Jan 2008, 6:36 am
(See Jack Goldsmith's memoir The Terror Presidency, pp. 22-23; according to Goldsmith, other War Council members included Alberto Gonzales, David Addington, William J. [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]
27 Nov 2006, 12:16 pm
Kinkopf of Georgia State University College of Law, link from November, 2005.Prof. [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]