Tag: Mental illnesses

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  • At far greater risk

    At far greater risk

    People with serious mental illnesses are among the most vulnerable defendants in the criminal justice system. They are at risk of being wrongfully punished for crimes they did not commit, and more harshly punished for behaviour caused by mental illness. They are less able to assist in their own defence, show remorse, or ask for …

    November 2, 2017