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Probationer’s Involuntary Medication Ordered (access required)

The government’s request to forcibly medicate a psychotic probationer facing a revocation hearing for his supervised release status is evaluated under the same standard used for incarcerated prisoners with a mental illness, and a Richmond U.S. District Court denies his objection to forcible medication. Defendant asserts the court must review de novo the decision ordering forced ...