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State's tough commitment laws likely to be debated (access required)

(AP) Virginia makes it tougher than all but four other states to force treatment on a person showing signs of mental instability—a distinction that is sure to be fiercely debated in the aftermath of the Virginia Tech massacre. State law allows involuntary commitment only if a person is determined to pose an "imminent danger" to himself ...

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