The path of mental disability law over the past 35 years bears the stamp of the work of Dr. Robert L. Sadoff, one of the leading forensic psychiatrists in the nation. This article tracks the development of civil commitment law, right to treatment law, and right to refuse treatment law, and demonstrates the crucial roles that Dr. Sadoff has played in each of these.
Perlin, Michael L., "May You Stay Forever Young: Robert Sadoff and the History of Mental Disability Law" (2005). Articles & Chapters. 1215.