Tuesday, October 16, 2007

New Issue of Criminal Justice Magazine Focuses on Mental Health

The Fall 2007 issue of Criminal Justice Magazine, a quarterly publication of the Criminal Justice section of the American Bar Association, focuses on issues related to mental health and the criminal justice system. It includes these articles:

The Supreme Court’s Recent Criminal Mental Health Cases Rulings of Questionable Competence by Christopher Slobogin

Prosecutor as “Nurse Ratched”?: Misusing Criminal Justice as Alternative Medicine by Gerald E. Nora

The Promise of Mental Health Courts: Brooklyn Criminal Justice System Experiments with Treatment as an Alternative to Prison by Matthew J. D’Emic

Executing the Mentally Ill: When Is Someone Sane Enough to Die? by Michael Mello

The entire issue is available at www.abanet.org/crimjust/cjmag/22-3/home.html.

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