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Kentucky’s Casey’s Law, involuntary treatment for the addicted, is challenged as unconstitutional

Jul 1, 2020

The constitutionality of a Kentucky law that allows families and friends of people with addiction to ask a court to order their loved one into involuntary treatment is being challenged. The Matthew Casey Wethington Act for Substance Abuse Intervention, a Kentucky law since 2004, better known as Casey's Law, is facing the challenge in a sealed court case in the Kentucky Court of Appeals. Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is defending the law...

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