In a decision that relies in part on international human rights law to help interpret "an outmoded, constitutionally suspect statute," a surrogate has terminated the guardianship of a woman because she now has adequate assistance from family and social services to engage in less restrictive "supported" decision making.
International Law 'Persuasive' in Clarifying N.Y. Guardianship
New York Law Journal
January 10, 2013
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