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Pretexts And Mental Disability Law: The Case Of Competency, Michael L. Perlin Jan 1993

Pretexts And Mental Disability Law: The Case Of Competency, Michael L. Perlin

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Sanism, Social Science, And The Development Of Mental Disability Law Jurisprudence, Michael L. Perlin, D.A. Dorfman Jan 1993

Sanism, Social Science, And The Development Of Mental Disability Law Jurisprudence, Michael L. Perlin, D.A. Dorfman

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This article examines the way that "sanist" attitudes (attitudes driven by the same kind of irrational, unconscious and bias-driven stereotypes exhibited in racist and sexist decisionmaking) lead to "pretextual" decisions (in which dishonest testimony is either explicitly or implicitly accepted) in mental disability law jurisprudence. In conjunction with these sanist ends, social science data is teleologically employed by legal decisionmakers, so that it is privileged when it supports a conclusion that the fact-finder wishes to reach but subordinated when it questions such a conclusion. The article examines recent Supreme Court cases in an effort to determine the extent of domination …


What Is Therapeutic Jurisprudence?, Michael L. Perlin Jan 1993

What Is Therapeutic Jurisprudence?, Michael L. Perlin

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Snips And Snails And Puppy Dogs’ Tails, That’S What Little Boys Are Made Of. Book Reviews Of American Manhood: Transformations In Masculinity From The Revolution To The Modern Era, By E. Anthony Rotundo, And Power At Play: Sports And The Problem Of Masculinity, By Michael A. Messner, Carlin Meyer Jan 1993

Snips And Snails And Puppy Dogs’ Tails, That’S What Little Boys Are Made Of. Book Reviews Of American Manhood: Transformations In Masculinity From The Revolution To The Modern Era, By E. Anthony Rotundo, And Power At Play: Sports And The Problem Of Masculinity, By Michael A. Messner, Carlin Meyer

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Decoding Right To Refuse Treatment Law, Michael L. Perlin Jan 1993

Decoding Right To Refuse Treatment Law, Michael L. Perlin

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The Ada And Persons With Mental Disabilities: Can Sanist Attitudes Be Undone?, Michael L. Perlin Jan 1993

The Ada And Persons With Mental Disabilities: Can Sanist Attitudes Be Undone?, Michael L. Perlin

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