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Court of Appeals – Habeas Corpus: People of the State of New York ex rel. v. Munsey

New York State Court of Appeals Habeas Corpus Mental Hygiene Law – Involuntary Commitment People of the State of New York ex rel. v. Munsey No. 136 Judge Stein Background: At issue on appeal is whether a patient who is involuntarily committed under the Mental Hygiene Law and is unlawfully held beyond the authorized retention period may seek a writ of ...