Washington v. Harper: Prisons Can Treat Mentally Ill Against Their Will

Washington v. Harper: Prisons Can Treat Mentally Ill Against Their Will

Supreme Court Building
Source: Wikipedia

Timeline of History

History Topics
Countries

Decided: Washington v. Harper - The U.S. Supreme Court rules that a state prison system has the authority and right to treat mentally ill prisoners with anti-psychotic drugs even against their will and without court hearings.

Powered by JReviews

Today's Major Events

John Ashcroft Implies Atheists Aren't Civilized at Religious Convention
 Boerne v. Flores: Court Rules RFRA is Unconstitutional
100,000 Japanese Americans Interned Until End of WWII

February History Calendar