Mental disability law: civil and criminal, Volume 1

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LEXIS Law Pub., Jan 1, 2002 - Law - 500 pages

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Involuntary Civil Commitment
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About the author (2002)

Michael L. Perlin is a Professor of Law at New York Law School (NYLS), Director of NYLS's Online Mental Disability Law Program, and Director of NYLS's International Mental Disability Law Reform Project in its Justice Action Center.

Pamela Champine is a Professor of Law at New York Law School, specializing in wills and trusts and related personal affairs.

HENRY A. DLUGACZ is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral science at New York Medical College. He is an attorney, psychiatric social worker, and consultant specializing in mental disability issues.

Mary Connell is a forensic and clinical psychologist in independent practice in Fort Worth, Texas. She works in a range of forensic practice areas and specializes in child sexual abuse in family, tort, and criminal litigation.