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Response to nolabear (Reply #5)

Thu Aug 2, 2012, 01:21 PM

7. I agree.

As much as any of us would want to have headed off those killings, I honestly don't know what more the Dr or the assessment team could have done. There really is no provision in our laws to lock somebody down just because they MIGHT do something. There are provisions to protect patient privacy, however, and as his doc I'd be willing to bet there'd have been a lawsuit filed against her (and maybe loss of her medical license) had she taken anything outside their sessions. Short of him telling her directly what he had planned, she was bound by patient confidentiality laws NOT to reveal anything.

Plus, if I'm being dead honest about it all, I really don't think I'd want to live anyplace where you could be locked down based completely on one person's say-so.


Laura

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