judicial system

Why the UK needs a separate justice system for people with mental illness

Writing for The Conversation , Karen Snedker (Academic Visitor, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford ) says: “ Severe mental illness is on the rise in the UK, and an increasing number of people with mental illness are behind bars and supported by inadequate…
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Pennsylvania’s Mentally Ill Spend Years in Jail Without Trial or Treatment

The article cited below comes from The Daily Beast and is written by Christopher Moraff. Although set within a US-context and in relation to one particular US-state, it also has relevance to similar issues within many other countries concerning mental ill-health and prison/judicial…
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