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In This Issue…
- Letter from the Chair
A message from Mental Health Law Section Chair Joe Monahan.
- Journalist speaks with Mental Health Section Council members
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist David Jackson addressed the Mental Health Section Council’s members at its September meeting.
- Unmasking client pseudo-mental capacity
It is the lawyer’s duty to determine whether or not a client or prospective client has sufficient capacity to engage in contracts; make donations or gifts; or create testamentary documents.
- Race, ethnicity affect kids’ access To mental health care, study finds
Getting treatment for a mental health condition remains difficult — and it’s worse for children, especially those who identify as black or Hispanic.
Related Court Cases
Illinois Appellate Court / CivilInvoluntary Administration of Medication | 5th Dist.
In re H.P., 2019 IL App (5th) 150302 (July 1, 2019) Randolph Co. (CHAPMAN) Reversed.
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