Download e-book for kindle: A Prescription for Dignity: Rethinking Criminal Justice and by Michael L. Perlin

By Michael L. Perlin

analyzing the therapy of individuals with psychological disabilities within the felony justice method, this publication bargains new views which are an important to an figuring out of the ways that society tasks onto felony defendants prejudices and attitudes approximately accountability, unfastened will, autonomy, selection, public security, and the which means and function of punishment, all with a spotlight on how you can increase dignity within the legal trial strategy. it's a specified exploration of problems with adequacy of tips; the impression of overseas human rights legislations, following the ratification of the United countries conference at the Rights of people with Disabilities (CRPD); the function of psychological wellbeing and fitness courts; and the impact of healing jurisprudence, procedural justice, and restorative justice at the criminal technique. It considers all of those views within the context of legal justice method matters akin to competency findings, the madness safety, and sentencing. Demonstrating how the query of therapy of folks with psychological disabilities within the legal justice approach is not just an essential one for either students and practitioners, but in addition a valuable side of overseas human rights legislations, this ebook indicates coverage improvement, additional scholarly inquiries, and newly invigorated considering and motion to put dignity on the middle of the felony justice system.

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