Week Dis 7


Review the criteria for civil commitment from this module’s materials. Then, research the legislation in your home state addressing a person with a mental illness or the diagnosis of dangerousness and the criteria for civil commitment. In your initial post, address the following:

  • Describe the risks of this legislation.
  • What implications can these risks have on the legal proceedings?
  • In your findings, verify if any diversity issues may come into play in the process.