This legal map presents statutes and regulations that authorize the involuntary commitment of substance users, in effect as of March 1, 2018. It catalogs the statutory standards authorizing commitment, parties authorized to petition for a commitment, provisions surrounding clinical assessments, parameters of judicial review, time periods for commitment authorization, allowable treatment, and procedures for recommitment.
Scott Burris examines opportunity costs in public health law and the role evaluation and legal epidemiology should play in monitoring and evaluating the laws that impact Americans' health.
This new legal map on LawAtlas.org covers important features of state pain care-related laws and other regulatory policies.
This legal map published to LawAtlas.org identifies key features of state policies that set thresholds for Morphine Equivalent Daily Doses (MEDD).