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Filed under topic: “mental health”


Tomasulo v. LeFevre, et al. (N.D.N.Y.)

Litigation Highlight

June 21, 2012

This civil rights action challenged the practices, procedures and conditions of the psychiatric observation and mental health units at the Clinton…

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Matter of Rosado v. Kuhlmann, 164 A.D.2d 199 (3d Dep’t 1990)

Litigation Highlight

June 21, 2012

In this case, the Court held that the hearing officer in a prison disciplinary proceeding must consider the mental illness of…

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Langley v. Coughlin,715 F. Supp. 522 (S.D.N.Y. 1989); and Langley v. Coughlin, 709 F. Supp. 482 (S.D.N.Y. 1989), aff’d, 888 F.2d 252 (2d Cir.

Litigation Highlight

June 21, 2012

This class action regarding the provision of mental health care in the Bedford Hills Correctional Facility resulted in changes in…

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Matter of Huggins v. Coughlin, 76 N.Y.2d 904 (1990)

Litigation Highlight

June 21, 2012

The petitioner in this case raised an insanity defense at a disciplinary hearing. The Court of Appeals held that the mental…

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