TITLE

Sterilization of the Retarded: A Problem or a Solution?

AUTHOR(S)
Murdock, Charles W.
PUB. DATE
May 1974
SOURCE
California Law Review;May74, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p917
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the legal implications of mandatory sterilization of retarded people in the United States. Exploration of the major problems inherent in the sterilization of the retarded; Analysis of the constitutionality of statutes that authorize involuntary sterilization.
ACCESSION #
7413051

Tags: MENTAL health laws;  STERILIZATION (Birth control) -- Law & legislation

 

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