The union between medicine and state is troubling, especially in the mental health context.
Requirement that zoning be in the interest of the general regional welfare overcomes impediment of exclusionary zoning policies to low-income housing.
The earned income test for eligibility for social security leads to an inequitable and inefficient distribution of benefits.
Author argues for a constitutional due process right to timely processing of welfare applications, especially where state law ensures "reasonable promptness".
Examines the social and legal consequences of releasing those with mental health problems into community residences, including zoning issues.
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