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Could Norway’s mental health focus reduce incarceration in Michigan?
From NHPR: UNH Asks: What Is A Criminal?
From NYT: Mississippi Mental Health System Violates Federal Law, Judge Says
From Florida Phoenix: Florida leaders consider better approaches to handle the mentally ill’s revolving jail door
Policing Reform Essential to Address Mass Incarceration
‘Answer is not building better jails’ – From Lee Provost at The Daily Journal
Equitas Executive Director Vincent Atchity appears on panel – Mental Health: A Crisis in Colorado
Innovative social work and criminal justice research center finds a home at FSU
Giving ex-convicts healthcare helps all of us
Judge Steven Leifman Receives Pardes Humanitarian Prize for Helping Thousands Towards Mental Health Instead of Incarceration
Coordination and Communication are Key to Improving Mental Health and Criminal Justice in America
National Public Defenders Summit Directives Document Now Available
Why Jail is No Place for the Mentally Troubled
Mental Health Courts and Sentencing Disparities
What if we saw jury duty as something to be embraced, not dreaded?
Redemption for Offenders and Victims
The Court of a Million Chances
Imprisoning the Mentally Ill: America’s ‘Shameful Tragedy’
Want less crime? Put fewer people in jail
Less Is More: How Reducing Probation Populations Can Improve Outcomes
Pew Public Safety Performance Project summarizes JRI reforms
Opinion: The Practical Case for Parole for Violent Offenders
Denver’s jail population is shrinking and officials hope new practices will hasten the decline
Nine Lessons About Criminal Justice Reform
The Essential Role of Medicaid and Criminal Justice
It’s time to refocus the punishment paradigm
2017 Legislative Wins for Behavioral Health & Criminal Justice in Colorado
What Medicine Could Teach Our Flawed Justice System
Simplifying How the Courts Seal Criminal Records
Does the death penalty target people who are mentally ill? We checked.
Listen up, lawmakers. Mandatory minimum sentences won’t stop crime: Amasa Miller
Disabled teen rages, pounds on cell door and confounds Florida juvenile justice
Does the death penalty serve a purpose? Supreme Court hasn’t decided either
San Antonio became a national leader in mental health care by working together as a community.
Texas’ Standard of Intellectual Disability Is Horrific
Families failed by a broken mental health care system often have no one to call but police.
What If America Approached Crime Like Treating a Disease?
Incarceration, crime fall
Our Awful Prisons: How They Can Be Changed
Michael Marshall’s Death at the Denver Jail Ruled a Homicide: Why Was He There in the First Place?
U.S. Senate Passes the Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act
Miami’s Model for Decriminalizing Mental Illness in America
Putting Fewer Innocents Behind Bars
Colorado Officials Praise Progress of Restorative Justice Programs
America’s Largest Mental Hospital is a Jail
Opinion Analysis: No New Limit On Police Use of Force in City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan
Most Prisoners Are Mentally Ill: Can Mental Health Courts, in Which People Are Sentenced to Therapy, Help?
Meyer: Denver’s Recovery Court is Working Wonders
Utah Can Move Past “Lock ‘Em Up” Prison Mentality
Banned from 16th Street: Dozens Ordered by Court to Stay Away
Vera Institute of Justice Report: Incarceration’s Front Door: The Misuse of Jails in America (February 2015)
World’s Largest Law Enforcement Group Endorses Court-Ordered Outpatient Treatment for At-Risk People with Severe Mental Illness
Recalibrating Justice: A Review of 2013 State Sentencing and Corrections Trends
Colorado Problem Solving Courts Executive Summary
Colorado Problem Solving Courts Best Practices Manual
18th Judicial District Mental Health Court and Treatment Team Grant Funding History
Colorado Report of the Civil Commitment Law Review Task Force
Colorado Problem Solving Courts
Mental Health Courts: A Guide to Research-Informed Policy and Practice
Defining Drug Courts – The Key Components