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Canadian lawyers highlight Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder issues

Friday, December 10, 2010The Canadian Bar Association recently passed a resolution recognizing access to justice issues for individuals with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder in the Canadian criminal justice system. The resolution called for more education on the disorder’s peculiarities, modified criminal prosecutions and…

Chinese mental care remains nonexistent

Tuesday, November 30, 2010The New York Times recently spotlighted China’s system for providing services for people with mental disabilities, including the lack of available medical treatment and cultural attitudes stagnating the expansion of widespread mental health treatment. During his authoritarian reign, Mao Zedong…

ABA opposes Barney Frank bill

Tuesday, August 10, 2010The American Bar Association House of Delegates passed a resolution August 10 opposing a bill from U.S. Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) restricting the rights of federal Protection and Advocacy groups to file class action lawsuits. “The American Bar Association opposes…

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