Court Talk

Epi. 102: Have state courts become today's mental institutions?

May 18, 2016 Season 1 Episode 2
Court Talk
Epi. 102: Have state courts become today's mental institutions?
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Court Talk
Epi. 102: Have state courts become today's mental institutions?
May 18, 2016 Season 1 Episode 2
National Center for State Courts
Show Notes

Host: Jesse Rutledge
 Guest: Miami-Dade County Judge Steve Leifman


 Host Jesse Rutledge asks Miami-Dade County Judge Steve Leifman about his experiences with people with mental illnesses and how he changed the way his courts deal with these individuals. The results are dramatic: people are getting treatment, courts and jails are no longer overcrowded, and taxpayers are saving millions.

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