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Prosecutor’s press conference did not violate patient’s rights (access required)

Where a commonwealth’s attorney disclosed the fact that a psychiatric patient had psychological issues and had not taken his medication on the day he was shot by a hospital security guard, the patient’s guardian was unable to state a claim for invasion of privacy under either federal or state law. Background Jonathan James Brewster Warner, an incapacitated ...