A Rational ( Unapologetically Pragmatic ) Approach to Dealing with the Irrational – The Sentencing of Offenders with Mental Disorders

People with mental impairment are so heavily over-represented in prisons and jails that jails have been labeled “warehouses for the mentally ill.” In many parts of the United States, there are more mentally impaired offenders in prisons than in hospitals for the mentally unwell. Offenders laboring with impaired mental functioning are often regarded as being… CONTINUE READING