This legal map presents statutes and regulations that authorize the involuntary commitment of substance users, in effect as of March 1, 2018. It catalogs the statutory standards authorizing commitment, parties authorized to petition for a commitment, provisions surrounding clinical assessments, parameters of judicial review, time periods for commitment authorization, allowable treatment, and procedures for recommitment.
For public health, concerns about nuisance property ordinances are important, both because of the general importance of stable housing to personal and family health and because of the particularly severe consequences of eviction. Although other laws may protect the housing rights of domestic violence survivors, the fact that the main housing laws so rarely protect victims of domestic violence is concerning, purely on the level of legal doctrine and public policy.
CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
This map identifies and displays a cross-sectinal dataset of key features of how states address the volatilization of chemicals of concern from subsurface soils to indoor air during the soil vapor intrusion pathway across all 50 states and the District of Columbia as of August 1, 2017.