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Mental Health Matters
The newsletter of the ISBA’s Mental Health Law Section

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ISBA Solo and Small Firm Practice Institute: May 21, 2019

ISBA Award Ceremony — Please join the ISBA to honor the 2018-19 section and committee awardees in Chicago on July 11.

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In This Issue…

  • From the chair and editor
    A note from the chair and editor, Sandy Blake.
  • False imprisonment under the mental health code
    The appellate court recently held that a hospital may be held liable for false imprisonment if it does not comply with the requirements and procedures of the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code.
  • In re Linda B.: Analysis and implications
    Until a recent Illinois Supreme Court decision, there was uncertainty about whether the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code applied to patients receiving mental health treatment in non-traditional facilities.

Related Court Cases

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Involuntary 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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