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Archive: October 2020

ADA Event Panelists Discuss Vital Protections for Disabled People, Concerning Future for Law

October 26, 2020

By: Jeremy Yu

When George H.W. Bush signed the Americans With Disabilities Act into law in 1990, he famously said “Let the shameful wall of exclusion finally come tumbling down.” In celebration this year of the 30th anniversary of this … Continue Reading →

Student Post: Wilmington Police Policies Should Reflect Mental Health Best Practices

October 21, 2020

Editor’s note: There are several Duke University and Duke Law students working with the Wilson Center for Science and Justice this semester, including some who are working on a “blog team.” Those students are learning about the intersection of the … Continue Reading →

Student Post: It’s Time for Raleigh Police to Defer Mental Health Crises to Trained Professionals

October 19, 2020

Editor’s note: There are several Duke University and Duke Law students working with the Wilson Center for Science and Justice this semester, including some who are working on a “blog team.” Those students are learning about the intersection of the … Continue Reading →

Celebrating National Recovery Month through Awareness of Psychiatric Advance Directives

September 25, 2020

By Dr. Marvin Swartz

National Recovery Month is a national observance every September to educate Americans that persons with behavioral health disorders can live healthy and rewarding lives. Recovery month is also an opportunity to reflect on the struggle to … Continue Reading →