Clinical Law Program and Disability Law Society present: "Clinics In Action: The Kane Center's Mental Health Advocacy Project Challenges Illinois' Decision to Close Three State Hospitals"

Date: 
Monday, November 28, 2011 - 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Location: 
Room III

Clinics In Action, Fall Quarter, 2011: The Kane Center's Mental Health Advocacy Project Challenges Illinois' Decision to Close Three State Hospitals

Sponsored by the Clinical Law Program and the Disability Law Society

Illinois operates nine inpatient psychiatric facilities housing approximately 1300 persons.  Faced with a substantial budget deficit, on September 8, 2011, the State announced its intention to close three of these facilities.&n