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127 (1992). In Riggins, the Court reinvigorated the right-to-refuse-treatment doctrine in the context of a case involving the criminal trial of a competent-to-stand-trial insanity defense-pleader, holding that a “ least intrusive means” or “ least restrictive alternative” Competency to Stand Trial 37 ter side effect proﬁles. 2d at 134 (citing Justice Kennedy ’s concurrence and writing that “[a]dvances in the primary antipsychotic medications and adjunct therapies make such side effects less likely ”); Paul A.
117. See Douglas Mossman, Unbuckling the “Chemical Straitjacket ”: The Legal Signiﬁcance of Recent Advances in the Pharmacological Treatment of Psychosis, 39 San Diego L. Rev. 1033 (2002). 118. S. 127 (1992). In Riggins, the Court reinvigorated the right-to-refuse-treatment doctrine in the context of a case involving the criminal trial of a competent-to-stand-trial insanity defense-pleader, holding that a “ least intrusive means” or “ least restrictive alternative” Competency to Stand Trial 37 ter side effect proﬁles.
2d 280, 285, 288–89 (Ill. App. 1980); People v. 2d 686 (Ill. App. 1991) (defendant had been involuntarily committed); People v. D. 1998) (same). 65. People v. E. 2d 280, 285, 288–89 (Ill. App. 1980). 66. People v. 2d 682 (Ill. App. 2d 713 (Ill. 1994), cert. S. 1241 (1994). 67. United States v. Murphy, 107 F. 3d 1199, 1203 (6th Cir. 1997). 68. People v. E. 2d 812, 814 (Ill. App. 1996). 69. Medina v. Singletary, 59 F. 3d 1095, 1107 (11th Cir. 1995), cert. S. 1247 (1996). 70. United States v. Housh, 89 F.