Tag Archives: Autonomy

Ensuring welfare vs. paternal overprotection

The fine line between ensuring welfare, and paternal overprotection By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note – A helpful legal brief (an overview) of the case discussed herein can be found here:  http://www.arnoldwadsworth.com/2014/03/utah-supreme-court-update-baird-v-baird-march-7-2014/. The court case that inspired this op-ed (an … Continue reading

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Thin Lines Easily Crossed

Thin Lines Easily Crossed: On Individual Autonomy, Mental Illness, Engagement, and Danger  By Ken K. Gourdin Author’s Note: Unfortunately, Salt Lake Police shot and killed a man who claimed to have an explosive device when he failed to obey officers’ commands … Continue reading

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