Least Restrictive Treatment of the Mentally Ill: A Doctrine in Search of Its Senses
This Article briefly traces the judicial and legislative evolution of the least restrictive alternative doctrine. Attempts by Virginia's judiciary to substantiate it are surveyed to further illustrate the doctrine's development, and a framework is suggested for the doctrine's future application to treatment of the mentally ill.
P. B. Hoffman & Lawrence L. Foust,
Least Restrictive Treatment of the Mentally Ill: A Doctrine in Search of Its Senses,
San Diego L. Rev.
Available at: https://digital.sandiego.edu/sdlr/vol14/iss5/8