A New Paradigm for Protecting Autonomy and the Right to Legal Capacity

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This paper explores how individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities should be expected to make decisions within a liberal-democratic society, in which the state is charged with protecting citizens' free rights to make their own decisions.

Author(s): 
Michael Bach
Lana Kerzner
Publication Date: 
October 2010
Publisher: 
The Law Commission of Ontario
Citation: 
Bach, M. and Kerzner, L. (2010) A New Paradigm for Protecting Autonomy and the Right to Legal Capacity. Toronto: Law Commission of Ontario.
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