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IN RE: QAWI, A093094

An adjudicated mentally disordered offender has the right under Penal Code section 2972(g) to refuse antipsychotic medication for his mental disorder, in the absence of a judicial determination of his incompetence to refuse.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/24/2001
  • Published 07/24/2001


  • SWAGER, Acting P.J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • First District Appellate Project, Matthew Zwerling, Renée E. Torres, for Petitioner and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Bill Lockyer, Attorney General, Pamela Smith-Steward, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Charlton G. Holland III, Senior Assistant Attorney General, Stephanie Wald, Supervising Deputy Attorney General, Angela Botelho, Deputy Attorney General, for Respondent.
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