Massachusetts - Complaint from T.P. et al. against Larry E. DuBois and Eileen Elias concerning the Departments of Corrections and Mental Health seizing money from the accounts of hospital residents to reimburse the Commonwealth for the cost of court appointed attorneys in mental health proceedings. This recoupment procedure is apparently only applied to people with mental illnesses in public psychiatric hospitals. Se... more
Lake County (Ill.) - Responding to the state's attempt to bar defendants from using a necessity defense in the case of the People v. Jarka, et al.