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By Michael L. Perlin

ISBN-10: 0754677249

ISBN-13: 9780754677246

ISBN-10: 113827254X

ISBN-13: 9781138272545

analyzing the remedy of individuals with psychological disabilities within the legal justice process, this publication deals new views which are an important to an figuring out of the ways that society tasks onto legal defendants prejudices and attitudes approximately accountability, unfastened will, autonomy, selection, public security, and the which means and goal of punishment, all with a spotlight on how one can improve dignity within the legal trial approach. it's a designated exploration of problems with adequacy of guidance; the impression of foreign human rights legislations, following the ratification of the United countries conference at the Rights of folks with Disabilities (CRPD); the function of psychological well-being courts; and the impression of healing jurisprudence, procedural justice, and restorative justice at the criminal procedure. It considers all of those views within the context of felony justice approach matters similar to competency findings, the madness protection, and sentencing. Demonstrating how the query of therapy of people with psychological disabilities within the felony justice approach is not just a necessary one for either students and practitioners, but additionally a vital aspect of foreign human rights legislation, this ebook indicates coverage improvement, extra scholarly inquiries, and newly invigorated pondering and motion to put dignity on the center of the felony justice system.

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